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USAID provides $1 million for Ebola prevention
November 19, 2014

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Friday that it will make $1 million available to support Senegal’s efforts to detect and prevent future cases of Ebola Virus Disease.

 The donation will assist the Ministry of Health to immediately implement immediately many of the activities in the Ministry’s Ebola Response Plan. These activities will focus on high priority needs such as community-based education and surveillance, communication, and infection prevention and control for health workers.

“This assistance will help the Ministry of Health to ensure any future cases of Ebola are identified, treated, and rapidly controlled,” USAID Mission Director Susan Fine said. “It will help strengthen the systems that successfully prevented the spread of the disease in August, improve the public’s understanding of the disease, and protect health care workers.”

December 12, 2013

A downloadable PDF of USAID/Senegal's Agriculture and Food Security Fact Sheet

Woman reporter Ndeye Yacine Thiam at work at Gindiku FM radio
December 11, 2013

Thiénéba, November 20, 2013:  The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a second phase of a project that promotes gender equity and women’s empowerment through community radio for thousands of village women in central Senegal.

The new three-year phase of the project will expand the training and support for a cadre of women by 25 villages in addition to continuing support for the original sixty.  Funding for the project is about $1.5 million.

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Richard Greene (front left) shakes hands with Khadim Ba (front right), Director General of
November 11, 2013

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in partnership with the Senegalese government, signed an innovative loan guarantee agreement that will provide Senegalese farmers with unprecedented access to financing for agricultural equipment to boost productivity and increase food security.  

Ms. Clark is shown here in front of a new family planning mobile clinic with USAID Acting Mission Director Alfreda Brewer
September 6, 2013

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Sandra Clark represented the United States at the launch of a national, 10-month communications campaign to promote family planning in Senegal.

U.S. Chargé d'Affaires signs the endorsement document
July 23, 2013

Niamey, July 19, 2013 - The Chargé d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Richard K. Bell represented the U.S. Government on Friday in an endorsement ceremony for the Government of Niger's new Programme Sectoriel  de l’Education et de la Formation. The Chargé d'Affaires joined a community of technical and financial partners of the Government of Niger, including heads of diplomatic missions, as well as non-governmental civil society actors working on education in Niger in endorsing the national program. 

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Last updated: November 19, 2014

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