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U.S.-Supports 110 Health Professionals in Completing Field Epidemiology Training

The United States Government, in collaboration with Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), and the World Health Organization celebrated the graduation of 110 health professionals from the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission and Ministry of National Defense, following their completion of the Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), on April 18, 2019 FETP is a 3-month in-service ...
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Readout from Advisor to the President’s Meeting with African Union Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey and Signing of Communique

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, USAID Administrator Mark Green and Acting OPIC President and CEO Dave Bohigian met with African Union Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey to discuss ways to catalyze the potential of women in the workforce, and the goal of the W-GDP to prioritize women’s empowerment as a key driver to spur economic growth in Africa.  To deepen the United States’- African Union Commission partnership, they renewed a commitment to strengthen women’s ...
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Readout from Advisor to the President’s Meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed at Menelik Palace in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, USAID Administrator Mark Green and Acting OPIC President and CEO Dave Bohigian met with His Excellency, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed at Menelik Palace, to reaffirm strong U.S. support for Ethiopia’s progress on reforms toward inclusive democracy, broad-based prosperity, and lasting stability. During the meeting, Ms. Trump welcomed the Prime Minister’s proactive approach to increasing the number ...
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Launch of OPIC 2X Africa and African Women’s Economic Empowerment Dialogue

Today, in front of women leaders and entrepreneurs at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Acting President and CEO David Bohigian launched OPIC 2X Africa, a W-GDP initiative, which seeks to directly invest $350 million to help mobilize $1 ...
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Readout of Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump’s Meeting with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, USAID Administrator Mark Green and OPIC Acting President and CEO Dave Bohigian met with Her Excellency, President Sahle-Work Zewde, to reinforce the United States’ ongoing commitment to its strong partnership with Ethiopia.  During the meeting, Ms. Trump highlighted the President’s achievement in becoming the first female president of Ethiopia and ...
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