The United States and Pakistan have created two initiatives to improve health security and disease monitoring in Pakistan.
The Declaration seeks “to uphold the right to the highest attainable standards of health for women. . . and to express the essential priority of protecting the right to life.”
This year’s theme is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”.
The United States is committed to working with Pakistan in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. announced nearly 200 million dollars in additional humanitarian aid for Rohingya and Bangladesh through the end of Fiscal Year 2020.
In 1988, the World Health Assembly vowed to eradicate polio, a disease responsible for more than 350,000 cases of childhood paralysis a year across 125 countries.
The United States is working with countries like Uganda, which has just published a national plan to deal with Sickle Cell Disease.
If we can screen a newborn to identify which child is born with sickle cell disease and implement very basic primary care, we can save nine million children worldwide by the year 2050, said Brett Giroir.
“The United States is committed to ASEAN centrality in the Indo-Pacific, and to supporting the prosperity of our ASEAN partners," said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
On the first Monday of September every year, the United States pauses to honor its workers and the contributions they make to our nation’s prosperity.
"Our relationships and the shared experiences that we've had with our African country partners over the past decades will continue to help us meet both today's COVID-19 crisis and the broader development issues at hand, head-on.”
As Asia battles the COVID-19 pandemic, USAID continues to provide essential health and other types of assistance in the region, including interventions to help curb the spread of COVID-19 disease within the region.