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March 19, 2014

Makassar, Indonesia – Vice Minister of Education and Culture, Prof. Dr. Musliar Kasim and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Program Director, Nancy Fisher-Gormley officially opened the National Level Training of Trainers for Primary Schools in Good Practices in Teaching and Learning and School Management. The training will help improve the professionalism of 135 provincial training facilitators including teachers, school principals, supervisors, and lecturers.

“USAID will help provide Indonesian students in primary and junior secondary schools with expanded access to high quality education,” said USAID Program Director Nancy Fisher-Gormley. “We hope this program will help students reach their full-potential and place them on the path to success.”

March 5, 2014

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications (Optional Form 612) from qualified U.S. citizens to provide services as a Senior Acquisition and Assistance Specialist under a Personal Services Contract, as described in the attached solicitation. The place of performance for this position will be in Jakarta, Indonesia.

February 11, 2014

In an ongoing effort to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks globally, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a leading global medical technology company, announced today a collaboration to strengthen Indonesia’s national reference laboratory systems.

February 7, 2014

In response to the ongoing eruptions of Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, United States Ambassador Robert Blake offered $100,000 to support the Government of Indonesia’s response. The U.S. government, through the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing humanitarian relief items to people residing in evacuation centers.

A happy mother and a healthy baby
February 3, 2014

The United States will provide more than $1 million of funding for maternal health research as part of the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program.  The United States will award grants to Indonesian researchers for collaborative research with American scientists in maternal and neonatal health.

U.S. Embassy Chargé d'affaires Kristen Bauer gives remarks at the launch of the Joint U.S.-Indonesia Research Study on Maternal
January 30, 2014

A major, new policy report was launched 30 January 2014, aimed at accelerating progress to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Indonesia.  The report, "Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia:  Saving Lives, Saving the Future", was developed by a joint committee from the U.S. National Academies and the Indonesian National Academy of Science.  The launch was attended by over 100 scientists, researchers, community organizations, and media.  

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Last updated: March 20, 2014

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