To contribute to the reduction of poverty and improvement of public health outcomes for children, adolescents, and families in low-resource communities, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing nations, through:

  • Innovative Applied Intervention research

  • Capacity Building Opportunities for a new Generations of Scholars

  • Raising Public Awareness and Support for Economic Empowerment Interventions

  • Informing Public Policy and Programming



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So thrilled to see our very own Dr. Fred Ssewamala, ICHAD Founding Director and Professor at @BrownSchool featured in @stlmag! What an inspiration! https://www.stlmag.com/news/wash-u-economic-empowerment-public-health-programs-africa/

Thanks Dr. Stevan M. Weine, Director of Global Medicine, Director of @UIC_CGH and Professor of Psychiatry, for sharing your work on "Stepped Care for Women's #MentalHealth in Primary Care in #Tajikstan" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA55pVwS4Ww

Offering hope — and a way forward on #WorldAidsDay. Read the remarkable story of Dr. Fred & his team who are implementing poverty alleviation & public health interventions to make a difference in the lives of children & communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. https://source.wustl.edu/2022/11/offering-hope-and-a-way-forward

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