USAID $1.1 Billion Investment In Global Health Security Since 2009 And Countries With COVID-19, As Of March 2, 2020

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USAID's $1.1 billion investment in Global Health security since 2009 and countries with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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The World Health Organization reported (as of March 2, 2020)

88,948 confirmed COVID-19 cases

8,774 cases outside of China (Afghanistan Algeria; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Belarus; Belgium; Brazil; Cambodia; Canada; Croatia Czechia; Denmark; the Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; Estonia; Finland France; Georgia; Germany; Greece;; Iceland Indonesia; India; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Lebanon Lithuania; Luxembourg; Malaysia; Mexico; Monaco; Nepal; the Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; North Macedonia; Norway; Oman; Pakistan; Philippines; Qatar; Romania; the Russian Federation; San Marino; Singapore; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; the United Arab Emirates; the United Kingdom; the United States; and Vietnam)

USAID has invested $1.1 billion in global health security since 2009. Details on the package of global health security activities for each country where we work are detailed below.

Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam: Training Health and Veterinary Workers and Engaging Communities; Zoonotic Disease; Viral discovery; and Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan, and Liberia: Zoonotic Disease; Viral discovery; and Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

Malaysia: Zoonotic Disease; Viral discovery; Training Health and Veterinary Workers; and Engaging Communities

Bangladesh and Benin: Zoonotic Disease and Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

Pakistan: Case Management; Infection Prevention and Control; Surveillance and Rapid Response.

China, India, Nepal, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon: Zoonotic Disease and Viral discovery.

Mali: Training Health and Veterinary Workers and Engaging Communities; Zoonotic Disease; and Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

South Sudan: Viral discovery and Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

Philippines: Viral discovery Training Health and Veterinary Workers and Engaging Communities.

Chad, Guinea Bissau, Niger, Nigeria, and Togo: Zoonotic Disease.

Burundi and Madagascar: Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, Sudan, and Venezuela (early investments): Viral discovery.

Global Health Security Activities

  • Training Health and Veterinary Workers and Engaging Communities: Strengthened capacity of multi-sectoral workforce and communities in Africa and Southeast Asia to prevent, detect, and quickly respond to disease threats using a “One-Health” approach across human, animal, and environment sectors.
  • Zoonotic Disease: Improve laboratory systems, surveillance, biosafety, and other practices to address the threat of priority endemic, emerging, and reemerging zoonotic diseases.
  • Viral discovery: Improved detection and characterization of zoonotic pathogens and infectious disease events.
  • Responding to Outbreaks and Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Preventing, detecting and responding to infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance through a “One Health” approach.

Last updated: March 11, 2020

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