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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Supports Public Health Laboratories in Ethiopia to Bolster the COVID-19 Response

Addis Ababa May 22, 2020 CDC Ethiopia has invested more than $64 million to build the capacity of Ethiopia’s laboratories and health facilities to strengthen the country’s public health infrastructure over the past two decades. Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and CDC lab experts conducting a COVID-19 lab test at the EPHI Reference lab. During ...
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U.S. Renews its Commitment to Ethiopia with $230 Million Development Partnership Agreement

Press Release Embassy of the United States of America Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 5/14/20 Addis Ababa, May 14, 2020 – The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Federal Ministry of Finance signed a new development partnership agreement this week worth more than $230 million. The agreement underscores the American people’s ...
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ACS Emergency Services and U.S. State Department Rules on Face Coverings in its Facilities

The American Citizen Services unit of the U.S. Embassy remains closed for routine business. If you require emergency assistance, you MUST e-mail  AddisACS@state.gov detailing the emergency, rather than visiting the Embassy without an appointment, in order to ensure that someone is available to help you. The renewal of a passport does not qualify as an emergency ...
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The United States Provides Over $37 Million to Ethiopia for COVID-19 Response

Embassy of the United States of America Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 5/8/20 The United States Provides Over $37 Million to Ethiopia for COVID-19 Response Addis Ababa, May 8, 2020– Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the United States Government has committed over $37 million to Ethiopia to help mitigate the spread of the virus. Through the U.S. ...
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Telephonic Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa and the U.S. Response with Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

SPECIAL BRIEFING VIA TELEPHONE MAY 6, 2020 Download or listen to the audio file here. Moderator: Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub. I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across the continent and thank all of you for joining this discussion. Before we begin ...
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