Since August 2018, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have reported well over 3,000 confirmed and 118 probable cases of Ebola in the country’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces.
The United States is committed to stopping the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
To date, this is the worst Ebola epidemic recorded in the DRC, and the second largest recorded outbreak of the disease globally.
Over the past decade, USAID and its partners have helped save the lives of more than five million children and 200,000 women in 25 priority countries.
Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in south-eastern Africa and caused a disaster in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
World Malaria Day is an occasion to recognize the global effort to effectively control, and eventually wipe out, this terrible disease.
On March 15th, Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in south-eastern Africa, killed over 1000 people and caused immense damage in Mozambique, and to a lesser degree in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Madagascar.
The U.S. Agency for International Development recently announced additional assistance to Nigeria for development and AIDS relief.
New data was released at the July 2018, International AIDS Conference demonstrating the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Namibia.
As part of its efforts to combat HIV, the United States intends to provide up to $90 million to build secondary schools across Malawi and additional funding to provide youth friendly health services.
The United States is in the midst of its most severe drug epidemic since the 1980s.
With support from United States Government through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sierra Leone has launched an Ebola Database Family Reunification program.