NEWS & EVENTS
December 2023 – As a senior medical advisor with the Research Division’s Microbicide Branch at USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS, Mike Orquiza developed a deep commitment to community outreach early in his career.
November 2023 – With 27 years of experience, Folake Olayinka is a Senior Global Immunization Program and Policy Expert with GHTASC and currently serves as the Immunization Technical Lead for USAID’s Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition.
October 2023 – As a medical doctor in Burkina Faso, Inoussa Zabsonre witnessed firsthand the stigmatization that both individuals and healthcare workers face when living with or treating infectious diseases. “Some of my neighbors were infected. I knew I needed to be part of this community, taking care of people,” he explained, describing how this early experience drew him to his life’s work supporting healthcare in HIV and tuberculosis (TB).
September 2023 – Growing up in a rural village in Kenya, Joyce Muriithi remembers large trucks plastered with the USAID logo carrying food and supplies to famine-stricken northern Kenya and beyond. While working as a schoolteacher, a board member told her about a program to assist with the cost of completing her master’s degree, a moment in which she says, “my life changed forever.”
June 6, 2023 — Credence and its subcontractor Public Health Institute (PHI) are proud to announce the successful conclusion of the Global Health Technical Professionals (GHTP) contract and the growth and expansion of our work in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Global Health Technical, Advisory, and Support Contract (GHTASC).
April 28, 2023 — Adapted from a conversation with Lorraine Soisson, PhD, and Robin Miller, PhD. Lorraine Soisson is a senior technical advisor and Robin Miller is a technical advisor supporting USAID’s Malaria Vaccine Development Program (MVDP) within the Bureau for Global Health. They support USAID through the Global Health Technical, Advisory, and Support Contract (GHTASC).
March 23, 2023 — Tuberculosis (TB) is the second deadliest infectious disease in the world—second only to COVID-19. The World Health Organization estimates that 10.6 million people became infected with TB in 2021, and 1.6 million died of the disease. TB is both curable and preventable. To mark World Tuberculosis Day, two specialists on Credence’s Global Health Training, Advisory, and Support Contract (GHTASC) shared where they see challenges and opportunities for progress as they work with the global health community to reach those infected with TB, improve health outcomes, and save lives.
March 10, 2023 — Credence is proud to share that two of our global health experts, Joy Kamunyori and Sherri Haas, have been chosen for the WomenLift Health 2023 North America Leadership Journey. This highly selective year-long program was created to support and guide emerging women leaders in global health.
March 1, 2023 — Credence is supporting USAID’s lifesaving work to combat infectious diseases worldwide and enhance global health security through the Global Health Technical Professionals Contract and the new Global Health Training, Advisory, and Support Contract.
UPCOMING CAREER FAIRS
& OUTREACH EVENTS
Feb. 15 - Rollins School of Public Health Career Fair
Feb. 21 – George Mason University Career Fair
Mar. 7 - Boston University School of Public Health Career Fair
Mar. 7 - Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Hygiene Career Fair
Mar. 22 - George Washington University Spring 2024 Virtual Public Health Career Fair