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Dep. Sec. Sullivan and Deborah Birx M.D. Visit Health Center in Soweto

Photo: US Embassy South Africa Press Availability at the Zola Community Health Care Center in Soweto 03/18/2019 11:51 AM EDT   Press Availability John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Deborah L. Birx, M.D. U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Johannesburg, South Africa March 16, 2019   MODERATOR: Alright, […]

  Large National Survey Shows Smaller HIV Epidemic in Nigeria Than Once Thought and Highlights Key Gaps Toward Reaching HIV Epidemic Control 03/14/2019 07:59 AM EDT   March 14, 2019 Washington, DC, (March 14, 2019) – The Government of Nigeria released new data today from the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), one of […]

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  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 […]

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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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