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U.S. Government Donates Personal Protective Equipment for Namibia’s COVID-19 Health Care Workers
June 11, 2021

The U.S. government donated medical personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitation supplies worth N$4 million (US$294,000) to Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services.  The equipment has been distributed to frontline COVID-19 health care workers at health facilities all over the country over the past four weeks. 

U.S. PEPFAR expands activities for vulnerable children, implemented by Project HOPE Namibia through USAID
May 27, 2021

Over the past seven years, the U.S. Government has supported close to 60,000 Namibian orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) affected by HIV with services to live healthy, safe lives, and to stay in school. In a ceremony at Outapi in the Omusati region, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) outlined the expansion of this support from 14 to 18 districts in eight regions, adding 20,000 new beneficiaries so far this year. 

USAID Southern Africa_Namibia AGOA Strategy
May 10, 2021

Today, U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson joined Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Lucia Iipumbu to officially launch Namibia’s African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Utilization Strategy. The strategy seeks to increase Namibia’s exports under the AGOA program, which allows Namibia to export over 6,400 products tariff-free to the United States.  This joint effort to develop the AGOA strategy is part of the United States’ efforts to expand mutually beneficial trade with Namibia.

Charcoal export to the United States
April 16, 2021

Today, U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson joined Namibia’s Deputy Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Honorable Verna Sinimbo to send off a 350-tons consignment of Namibian charcoal to the United States. The export deal, between Africa Burns Charcoal, King Charcoal, and their U.S. trading partner The Good Charcoal Company, is being supported by the U.S. government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Laboratory donation in Namibia
April 13, 2021

The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated laboratory equipment to support Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services in its ongoing efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic


Last updated: June 14, 2021

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