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U.S. CDC's Maureen Culbertson (far left) and scientists from the Indonesian Ministry of Health play Indonesian angklung's at the
August 19, 2014

Ministers of Health and Agriculture and senior health officials from more than 30 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 20-21, 2014, to advance the Global Health Security Agenda (http://www.globalhealth.gov/global-health-topics/global-health-security/...), a global strategy to protect people around the world from infectious diseases. The meeting was hosted by the Government of Indonesia and supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It  focused on combating zoonotic diseases, which are diseases that can be passed between animals and humans.  According to Indonesia's Minister of Health Nafsiah Mboi, "This class of disease is an especially dangerous threat to public health and includes Ebola."

July 10, 2014

USAID/Indonesia held a meeting on July 7, 2014, at the Mandarin Hotel, Jakarta, to present USAID's plans for its future forestry program and get feedback from various development partners.

March 19, 2014

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.

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.

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Last updated: September 01, 2014

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