USAID's COVID-19 Response: Fact Sheets

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Read the latest fact sheets of how the U.S. government is responding to COVID-19.

 

Last updated: May 05, 2021

More than 900 health care specialists including physicians, lab workers and nurses went through training related to Covid-19 response.
May 5, 2021

Under this project, USAID is helping the Kyrgyz Republic to address immediate needs related to prevention, detection, and response to Covid-19 epidemic.

The Government of the United States donated 500 ventilators #madeinUSA to the Government of Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19.
April 14, 2021

As of April 2021, the U.S. Government has allocated more than $34 million in new resources to assist Peru in its emergency response to COVID-19. The aid continues a strong history of investing in Peru’s health care systems and long-term development, mainly through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 

Ongoing U.S. Government-funded programs and partners are also adapting activities to respond to this unprecedented crisis. Over the last 20 years, U.S. assistance to Peru totals more than $3.5 billion, including $265 million in the health sector.  Emergency assistance comes from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, the Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program, and the Department of State’s Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance fund.

 

 

March 29, 2021

The United States Government has supported the Government of Uzbekistan’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing life-saving equipment, laboratory and medical supplies, and technical assistance.

ALLIANCE WITH PARTNERS IN HEALTH
February 16, 2021

USAID partner with Socios en Salud, the Peruvian affiliate of the U.S. non-profit organization Partners in Health, responds to COVID-19 in Peru.

This Alliance supports aggressive contact tracing, community mobilization, and systematic screening and isolation to prevent community spread of COVID-19. The $4.43 million investment from USAID mobilizes additional $1 million from Boston-based Partners in Health.

 

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February 10, 2021

Mitigate the adverse social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations in Peru, particularly within indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon is critical. USAID and the Alliance support the Government of Peru to adequately respond to COVID- 19 crisis, particularly in under-resourced Amazon regions of Peru.

This activity seeks to reduce the impacts of the disease through an approach that integrates communication for behavior change / social change and the active participation of the organized community.

Likewise, orientation, counseling and emotional containment services will be provided to the most vulnerable populations, and economic recovery initiatives will be supported for families living in communities in priority geographic areas, taking into account their needs and idiosyncrasies.

 

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