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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:30am

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke, Secretary of the Ministry of National Health Services Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, Executive Director Health Services Academy Dr. Assad Hafeez, and Secretary Health Department Government of Sindh Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho signed the three new project commitment letters for the U.S. Government to provide budgetary support for Pakistani public health endeavors..

The first commitment letter between USAID and the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination aims to strengthen provincial health and population department planning and reform, increase public health sector financing, invest in childbirth care, and develop the public health workforce, especially skilled midwives and lady health workers.

The second letter of commitment between USAID and the Department of Health, Government of Sindh, aims to improve the use of data to inform public health planning. U.S. financial support will also enable the Department to develop effective province-wide monitoring capabilities and strengthen the monitoring and evaluation section of the Director General Health Sindh.

USAID Pakistan
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 12:30am

American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale opened the screening event to showcase three documentary films highlighting the archeological and cultural heritage of Pakistan at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts today. Through the support of the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund grant program, Walkabout Films created films that feature three UNESCO world heritage sites: Taxila Remains, Lahore Fort/Shalimar Gardens, and Rohtas Fort Jhelum in Punjab province.

USAID Pakistan
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 4:00am

U.S. and Pakistani officials gathered today to recognize 33 Pakistani graduate students and two faculty members who will soon travel to the United States to spend a semester at Arizona State University and Oregon State University. During their exchange program, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), these individuals will conduct research relating to Pakistan’s most pressing energy challenges.

U.S. Consul General Welcomes Home Pakistani Students from Semester in America
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:00am

U.S. Consul General William Martin welcomed home 11 students and faculty members from the University of Engineering & Technology in Peshawar who recently completed a semester abroad at Arizona State University. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded the exchange program, which offered participants an opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research relating to Pakistan’s energy challenges.  

 USAID Helping Pakistan Solve Water Issues
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:00am

U.S. Consul General Brian Heath congratulated 20 Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) students and faculty who are part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded U.S. Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W).

United Nations World Food Programme
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 6:15am

U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director John Groarke announced today a new U.S. contribution of $21 million in food assistance to feed malnourished individuals in Pakistan.

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 2:45am

American Ambassador David Hale and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah inaugurated a new PKR 628 million maternity ward at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre that was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID Pakistan
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:45am

American Ambassador David Hale announced today that the U.S. government, in partnership with the Abraaj Group, Indus Basin Holding, and JS Private Equity Management, has made available over $100 million to invest in Pakistan’s private sector, through the Pakistan Private Investment Initiative

USAID Pakistan
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a dinner in Islamabad this evening to showcase Pakistan as a regional and global hub for quality halal meat and vegetables.

USAID Pakistan
Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 1:30am

The U.S. Embassy Islamabad celebrates this year’s World Water Day, March 22, as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)Gomal Zam Irrigation Project comes to a close. 

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Last updated: February 13, 2017

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