Ethiopia USAID-Addis Ababa -- Health Workforce Improvement Program (HWIP)

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), represented by USAID/Ethiopia, is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Health Workforce Improvement Program (HWIP). Eligibility for this award is not restricted. 

The purpose of this program is to address critical human resources challenges in Ethiopia’s health sector. The program will build on the work carried out under the Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) Cooperative Agreement (AID-663-A-12-00008) that was awarded to Jhpiego in 2012. The Health Workforce Improvement Program will work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MOSHE) at the national level and their respective structures at the sub-national levels (regional, zonal and woreda levels), Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) levels that provide healthcare education at national and sub-national, and targeted health worker professional associations to improve the quality of Ethiopia’s health workforce.

Applicants can only submit one (1) application under this NOFO. 


  • Duke Internal: Interested applicants should contact Paul Noe as early as possible
  • Sponsor Deadline: Oct. 11, 2019

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Amount Description

Subject to funding availability, USAID/Ethiopia intends to provide approximately $39.5 million in total USAID funding over the five-year life of the activity. USAID/Ethiopia intends to award one (1) Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this NOFO. However, this amount may be adjusted at the discretion of USAID/Ethiopia based on the circumstances. USAID/Ethiopia reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Interested applicants should contact Paul Noe as early as possible

External Deadline

October 11, 2019