Regional Director for Africa
Steven Neri, P.T., M.P.H. is Project HOPE’s Regional Director for Africa. Based in Windhoek, Namibia, Steve directs and monitors all public health programs operating on the African continent including tuberculosis control, HIV/AIDS services strengthening, TB/HIV and programs to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children. He also leads efforts to identify opportunities to expand our current programs and identify new program opportunities in Africa. Steve is a public health specialist with more than 14 years of experience in international development focused on improving access and equity in health care.
Prior to joining Project HOPE in 2009, Steve developed and instructed courses in governance and human resource management for the joint Yale and Jimma Universities Master’s in Health Care Management program in Jimma, Ethiopia. He also worked previously for the Clinton Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development and for the U.S. Peace Corps (as a volunteer) in Iipopo, Namibia. He is a licensed Physical Therapist. Steve holds a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University and a Master's of Public Health from Yale University School of Public Health.
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