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June 17, 2015

Basic Function of Position:

The HIV/AIDS Development Specialist serves as a key advisor on health issues, especially treatment provision, policies and other issues. The incumbent is expected to play a major leadership role within the health team and will have responsibility for guiding and expanding significant elements of the Mission’s Health Portfolio. The incumbent will have leadership and management responsibility for the monitoring and evaluation of treatment activities supported by the Mission. This will entail monitoring and evaluating treatment activities, oversight of significant portions of the $100 million treatment portfolio, advising Mission leadership of shifts in program operations and other recommended actions, representing the USG at public events, and assisting in planning joint programming with the Department of Health, CDC and international cooperating agencies.
April 15, 2014

Pretoria — The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce that 46 South Africans have been invited to participate in the first ever Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship. These outstanding young South African leaders will travel to the U.S. this June with over 450 other young African leaders for a six week program at one of 20 prestigious U.S. universities followed by a conference in Washington, DC hosted by President Obama.

March 25, 2014

Devex reports that the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the U.S. Agency for International Development work together to help strengthen public health systems in South Africa by funding ARV distribution and equipment.

February 20, 2014

U.S. and South Africa: Facing Today’s Challenges for Tomorrow’s Opportunities: Remarks by Ambassador Patrick H. Gaspard at the University of South Africa
Pretoria
South Africa
February 20, 2014

As Prepared for Delivery

Thank you Vice Chancellor Makhanya for welcoming us. Thank you Professor Labuschagne for that kind introduction. And thank you to IGD and UNISA for letting me come here today to talk about the U.S. and South Africa, and where I think we are in 2014.

February 18, 2014

USAID and BroadReach Healthcare Supported Operation Sukuma Sakhe Wins Health Innovators Review Award and Recognized as Best Practice by UNAIDS!

USAID and longstanding USAID partner, BroadReach Healthcare are at the forefront of helping the KZN government fight disease, in particular HIV/AIDS/TB, ensure food security, reduce poverty, empower women and youth, and to instil behavioural change amongst the citizens of the province through a ground-breaking program called Operation Sukuma Sakhe (OSS).

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