Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced up to $30 million in U.S. assistance to support the rapid response to the Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea.
The United States is making a $2 billion pledge to COVAX, with the promise of an additional $2 billion to urge others to step up as well.
All air passengers aged two and older, including U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, that are flying to the United States must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
President Joe Biden signed a letter retracting former President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization, or WHO.
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.