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July 23, 2015

On July 1, 2013, President Obama announced a major initiative to improve U.S.-Africa trade. The Trade Africa Initiative supports greater U.S.-Africa trade and investment, regional integration, and trade competitiveness. It focuses initially on the Partner States of the East African Community (EAC): Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Trade Africa supports regional initiatives to improve market information, increase access to inputs, and reduce non-tariff barriers that can hinder trade across borders. It advances the Feed the Future Initiative goals to increase access and use of East African-grown staple foods in the region.

July 22, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS Team Leader for Kenya, René Berger, will represent the U.S. Government at the launch of the Kenya Health Sector Referral Strategy.

When:  Wednesday, July 23

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Where: Hilton Hotel, Nairobi

July 22, 2014

July 11, Nairobi, Kenya – U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director Karen Freeman joined Ms. Lucy Ikonya, Trade Affairs Manager of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), to launch an electronic notification system called “Notify Kenya TBT.”  It will allow KEBS to more efficiently inform private and public sector stakeholders of notifications on technical regulations and standards that the World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries propose to introduce.  Kenya is a WTO member country.

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July 17, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is investing $4 million this year in Kenya’s immunization program.  Speaking as a donor, I can tell you that childhood immunization programs provide a very high return on investment. Vaccination services prevent illnesses, which reduce direct health costs and save millions of shillings in indirect costs, a fact I know Secretary Macharia appreciates.  More importantly, vaccination services save lives.

A child receives an oral vaccination.
July 17, 2014

July 16, Machakos County, Kenya – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Karen Freeman joined the First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health, James Macharia to launch the inclusion of the rotavirus vaccine into the Kenya Expanded Program on Immunization.

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July 15, 2014

(As prepared)

Habari zenu, Good morning,

Honorable Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury; Honorable Michael Kamau, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure; Lucy Mbugua Managing Director of the Kenya Airports Authority; other distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.  It is a great honor to be with you.

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