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USAID/Egypt mission director, Dr. Mary C. Ott, speaks at the launch of a program to decrease hospital infections.
November 24, 2014

Cairo – Yesterday, the U.S. Government’s Naval Medical Research Unit- No. 3 (NAMRU-3) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population and the Supreme Council of Universities to scale up programs to monitor the level of antibiotic-resistant infections in Egyptian hospitals nationwide.

“Americans and Egyptians have a legacy of working together to promote the health and well-being of the Egyptian people,” said Dr. Mary C. Ott, USAID/Egypt Mission Director. “Working together to monitor the level of antibiotic-resistant infections in hospitals and build the reporting capacity of healthcare providers will help to improve health care for Egyptians.”

Debris from a bomb attack fills the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo.
February 10, 2014

Today, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Marc Sievers toured the Museum of Islamic Art and Dar al-Kutub to see firsthand the damage resulting from the January 24 bomb attack in Bab al Khalq.  He announced a LE 1 million grant from the U.S. Government to assist with urgent needs in the early recovery phase. 

Two of the engineers who interned with EGEC proudly display their certificates of completion.
February 6, 2014

Forty nine Egyptian engineers completed internships with the Egyptian Group for Engineering Consultation (EGEC) through a two-year project funded by a grant from the U.S. Government.  Of the first cohort of interns, 85 percent have already found gainful employment in Egypt and internationally.

These Luxor Tourism School students hope to secure internships and jobs through the USAID-funded employment and training unit at
February 1, 2014

The U.S. Government, in collaboration with the Luxor Tourism School, celebrated the launch of the school’s new employment and training units today.  The units will increase students’ chances of finding fulfilling careers upon graduation.

December 5, 2013

In a keynote speech today at the ALROWAD conference for small and medium enterprises in Egypt, the United States confirmed its commitment to helping Egypt's economy succeed.  Over the past two years, USAID grantee ALROWAD has launched professional communities that work with businesses to improve their skills, increase revenue, create jobs, and use technology to grow their businesses.

November 18, 2013

Over 35 teams of entrepreneurs participated in the Aswan Startup Weekend competition on November 14, 15, and 16 as part of the United States’ contribution to International Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Last updated: December 02, 2014

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