Howard University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick and Dean of the College of Pharmacy Anthony Wutoh, Ph.D. visited Howard University health care projects underway in Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi and South Africa and met with South African President Jacob Zuma.
During their 10-day review of the university’s USAID-funded projects, Frederick and Wutoh met with high-ranking government officials from the various countries, project sponsors and alumni to reaffirm the University’s commitment to Africa and the African Diaspora.
They also discussed opportunities for student and faculty exchanges and explored ways the university can help to address shortages in health care workers and other development challenges facing the nations. the following photos were taken during their visit.
Photo 1: President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, from left, Prof Mandla S Makhanya, the vice chancellor of the University of South Africa and Howard University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick discuss the possibility of education exchanges and collaboration.
Photo 2: Provost Frederick, from left, Dr. Joseph Diescho of the University of South Africa and College of Pharmacy Dean Anthony Wutoh discuss opportunities for collaboration.
Photo 3: Provost Frederick, left, talks with Dr. Carol Porter, a faculty member with the Howard University College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, and a Howard University Technical Assistance Program (HUTAP) staff member during a tour of the clinical laboratory in Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Photo 4: College of Pharmacy Dean Anthony Wutoh, right, meets with the clinical pharmacy staff of the Baylor University International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) in Malawi.
Photo 5: Provost Frederick meets with a Howard University College of Pharmacy trainee pharmacist at the Link Pharmacy in Livingstone, Zambia.
Photo 6:Provost and Chief Academic Officer Wayne A. I. Frederick and Dean Anthony Wutoh meet with Howard University staff and staff from the South African Ministry of Health. From left are Jeronimo Augusto of Howard University, Dr. Henry Fomundam of Howard University, Dean Wutoh, Dr. Thabang Mosala of the Ministry of Health, Provost Frederick, Carol Boshielo, from Howard University-South Africa Regional Office and Abraham Tesfay, from Howard University-South Africa Regional Office.