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Amb. Birx on President Trump’s Signing PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018

  December 12, 2018 President Donald J. Trump signed yesterday the PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018, which extends provisions of the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 for an additional five years. This marks another significant moment in the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) history of lifesaving […]

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC November 27, 2018 Today, in advance of World AIDS Day 2018, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced the latest results achieved by American leadership and partnerships through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has now saved more than 17 million lives. […]

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Photo: Dave Cooper Did you know that complications from prematurity are the largest killer of children under 5? Tomorrow, November 17, is World Prematurity Day and we are observing it with the release of a video. It features Florence Mwenifumbo, a neonatal nurse in Malawi, and Jocelyn Brown, an MBA student at the University of […]

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Photo: Carter Center   June 14, 2018 ATLANTA…The Carter Center congratulates its longtime partner Ghana, which has become the first sub-Saharan African country to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO) for eliminating the eye disease trachoma as a public health problem. “Ghana’s success against trachoma shows the world and the remaining endemic countries […]

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PEPFAR Washington, DC May 11, 2018   PEPFAR, the George W. Bush Institute, and UNAIDS will accelerate lifesaving efforts in eight African countries Washington, D.C.—In advance of Mother’s Day, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the George W. Bush Institute, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) today announced The […]

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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 […]

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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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