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The United States is Leading by Example as the Largest Contributor to COVAX

On April 11, 2021, Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Steven Koutsis joined the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Guineans Abroad Ibrahima Khalil Kaba, the Minister of Health Dr. Rémy Lamah, and other international partners for the delivery of 194,400 doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Guinea as part of the first phase of shipment under the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) initiative.     COVAX represents the best of ...
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2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, the 2020 edition of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices was released by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. The report is available at  https://www.state.gov/reports/2020-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/ . For decades, the State Department has worked with countries around the world to strengthen respect for human rights ...
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CDC Supports Efforts to End Ebola Outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea 

Friday, March 26, 2021 Press Release The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to bringing an end to the Ebola outbreaks that were announced in February 2021 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Guinea (Guinea). CDC is working closely with ministries of health and international ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken at High-Level Meeting on Response and Resilience to Ebola

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON EBOLA MARCH 26, 2021   Thank you, Ambassador Lapenn. Let me first thank all of our convening partners for this event. And I want to thank all of the participants here today – from governments, multilateral organizations, civil society organizations, and the private sector – for the vital work you are ...
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The United States Announces Additional $8 Million To Contain Ebola Outbreaks In The Democratic Republic Of Congo And Guinea  

Conakry, March 26, 2021 For Immediate Release The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $8 million in assistance to help contain and end Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Guinea, and to strengthen Ebola preparedness in seven high-risk border countries across East ...
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