Country Representative, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Philippe Tshiteta is the Country Representative overseeing all projects in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As SIAPS Country Director, he led the activities that made the DRC Drug Regulatory Authority to start functioning normally and fully, developing the national database of registered medicines and controlling the registration of new ones. Dr. Tshiteta has Bachelors of Medicine, training in Surgery, a Post Graduate Certificate in “Managing Health and Social Care,” and a pending Master’s Degree of Public Health.
Ousmane Faye is currently the project director of the Integrated Health Project Plus (IHPplus), a three-year “bridge” project to avoid a gap in services in USAID-supported health zones upon completion of the USAID Health Office’s five-year flagship Integrated Health Project (IHP). IHPplus partners with the DRC Ministry of Health to strengthen the country's health system at every level focusing on maternal, newborn, and child health, family planning, nutrition, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, and water, sanitation, and hygiene.