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Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Dr. Adel Al Adawy vaccinates a child against polio.
October 26, 2014

Cairo – Today the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population began phase two of the National Polio Immunization Campaign to provide the second dose of polio vaccinations to 14.3 million children under the age of 5.  The U.S. government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the logistics and operations of the campaign to help Egypt sustain its polio-free status.

“USAID is working side by side with the Egyptian people to prevent polio from returning to Egypt,” said Dr. Mary C. Ott, USAID/Egypt’s Mission Director.  “Routine immunization and national immunization campaigns like this one provide additional protection for Egypt’s children and help prevent polio’s return.”

May 21, 2013

Nearly 100 judges of Egypt’s Council of State recently participated in a workshop that focused on increasing expertise in judging administrative appeals related to all forms of intellectual property.  The workshop was sponsored by the Council of State and the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The workshop aimed to strengthen Egypt’s system of granting protection for intellectual property by developing the skills of those who hear appeals on decisions of Government administrative agencies, including the Patent, Trademark, Industrial Designs, and Plant Variety Protection Offices.

May 21, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Egyptian Industrial Development Authority, the Egyptian National Cleaner Production Center, and the World Environment Center, has launched a pilot project that helps small and medium-sized food processing firms to conserve energy resources and increase their use of cleaner forms of energy while improving the sustainability and competitiveness of their businesses.

Dr. Mary C. Ott and LEAD Scholars
May 12, 2013

Scholars in the Leadership for Education and Development (LEAD) program at the American University in Cairo (AUC), whose studies are paid for by the U.S. Government, launched an initiative at the ninth annual LEAD conference to address the issues of street children in Egypt. 

Cairo University Students at USAID Entrepreneurship Awareness Event
February 25, 2013

Cairo – Over 300 students from Cairo University’s Faculty of Commerce recently attended entrepreneurship awareness sessions organized by the U.S. Government aimed at increasing understanding of business ownership. 

January 21, 2013

The U.S. Government announced on Thursday a new project in Egypt that exploits cell phone and internet technology  to create employment and income-generating opportunities for young Egyptians, especially those in disadvantaged areas.


Last updated: October 27, 2014

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