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Six African Countries Lead the Way to a Malaria-Free Africa by 2030

Algeria, Comoros, Madagascar, the Gambia, Senegal, and Zimbabwe recognized by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance for their sharp decline in malaria cases. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (29 January 2018) – During the 30th African Union Summit, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) honored six African countries for their exemplary leadership in driving down malaria cases, even […]

Photo: Twitter – @Second Lady   THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Second Lady FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2018   Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Art Therapy Visit in Egypt  In Cairo, Second Lady Karen Pence participated in a discussion about the growing need for more art therapists in Egypt. Mrs. Pence was […]

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The Carter Center Helps Two States in Nigeria Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

The Carter Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Oct. 13, 2017   Two States in Nigeria Eliminate Disfiguring Parasitic Disease Lymphatic Filariasis as Public Health Problem ATLANTA — Millions of Nigerians no longer are at risk of a disfiguring tropical disease, thanks to a pioneering partnership between the Federal Ministry of Health and The Carter Center. […]

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PEPFAR is Saving Lives in Africa

Africa: PEPFAR Is Saving Lives and Changing the Course of the Epidemic PEPFAR.gov 11/30/2016 11:31 PM EST New PEPFAR data show for the first time that the AIDS epidemic is becoming controlled in older adults and babies in three key African countries – Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe – where the program has significantly invested. New […]

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President’s Malaria Initiative Country in Focus: Nigeria

Story: pmi.gov PMI October 2016 E-Newsletter Country in Focus – Nigeria With a population of about 186 million, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, and 100% of the population is at risk of malaria infection. Two countries, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, account for over 35% of total estimated malaria deaths. […]

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PEPFAR and AstraZeneca Launch Partnership Across HIV and Hypertension Services in Africa

Announced in the lead up to the U.N. General Assembly, $10 million joint investment supports SDG 3 Washington, D.C. – The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca today announced a $10 million (subject to the availability of funds), five-year global public-private partnership that will expand access to HIV/AIDS and […]

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PEPFAR Welcomes the Return of the International HIV/AIDS Conference to Africa

Department of State Washington, DC International Health Issues: PEPFAR Welcomes the Return of the International HIV/AIDS Conference to Africa 07/18/2016 07:30 AM EDT PEPFAR Invests $85 Million to Drive Innovation for Adolescent Girls and Young Women This week, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) joins thousands of partners for the 21st International […]

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PEPFAR and DREAMS Partners Announce Winners of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge

File Photo Department of State Washington, DC International Health Issues: PEPFAR and DREAMS Partners Announce Winners of the $85 Million DREAMS Innovation Challenge 07/18/2016 07:30 AM EDT $40 Million Targeted on Keeping Girls in Secondary School Durban, South Africa – Today, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (Janssen), one […]

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UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Reduction in New HIV Infections in Africa

International Health Issues: UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Dramatic Reductions in New HIV Infections Among Children in the 21 Countries Most Affected by HIV in Africa Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children, which has averted 1.2 million new HIV infections among children in 21 priority countries since 2009 […]

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PEPFAR Announces New Partners and Investments in DREAMS

Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, and ViiV Healthcare Join the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls and Young Women The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and a number of private sector partners today announced new investments […]

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