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November 7, 2022

Obstetric fistula usually occurs when a woman experiences several days of obstructed labor and cannot access medical intervention - typically a Cesarean section - to relieve the pressure. The mortality rate of babies is high, and the woman is left with chronic incontinence with uncontrollable loss of urine and feces. Women living with fistula face tremendous stigma and shame and may live for years with the condition unaware that a cure is available.

October 17, 2022

A U.S. Government delegation led by Mission Director Cheryl A. Anderson was received by the Minister of the Budget and his advisers. She came to discuss budgetary issues with particular attention to the health budget. The delegation wanted to understand how the Guinean budget works, its challenges, and the priorities of the Government in order to set up a support system.

August 25, 2022

The United States Government through USAID has donated materials and medical equipment to the National Institute of Public Health of Guinea.

July 6, 2022

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

June 29, 2022

Ms. Cheryl Ann Anderson was sworn-in as the new USAID Mission Director to  Guinea and Sierra Leone on June 29, 2022, in Conakry, Guinea,  Ms. Cheryl Anderson brings diverse experience to USAID/Guinea and Sierra Leone from a career spanning more than 29 years of international and domestic public service. Ms. Anderson joined USAID as a Foreign Service Officer in 2003 and has worked in USAID missions and offices in Eritrea, Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Pakistan, Djibouti, and Iraq.

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Last updated: November 07, 2022

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