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The Government of the United States donated 500 ventilators #madeinUSA to the Government of Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19.
October 13, 2020

As of October 2020, the U.S. Government has allocated more than $28 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.

 

October 13, 2020

A Octubre 2020, el Gobierno de los Estados Unidos ha asignado más de 28 millones de dólares para ayudar al Perú en su respuesta de emergencia para enfrentar al COVID-19. Esta asistencia es reflejo de una sólida historia de inversión en los sistemas de atención médica y el desarrollo del Perú a largo plazo, principalmente realizados a través de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID). Las instituciones y programas que actualmente son financiadas por el Gobierno de EE. UU. también están adaptando sus actividades para responder a esta crisis sin precedentes. En los últimos 20 años, la asistencia de los Estados Unidos al Perú asciende a más de 3.5 mil millones de dólares, de los cuales 265 millones fueron destinados al sector salud. La asistencia de emergencia proviene de la Oficina de Asistencia Humanitaria de USAID, el Programa de Asistencia Humanitaria del Departamento de Defensa y de la Oficina de Población, Refugiados y Migración del Departamento de Estado.

 

October 3, 2020

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated a second shipment of  250 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Peru to assist its fight against COVID-19.

October 1, 2020

In a virtual event by FaceBook Live and Zoom, with the participation of prestigious researchers and distinguished academic personalities, as well as leaders of indigenous peoples, the book "Madre de Dios, refuge of native peoples" was presented.

ALLIANCE WITH PARTNERS IN HEALTH
September 22, 2020

USAID partners with Socios en Salud, the Peruvian affiliate of the U.S. non-profit organization Partners In Health, to respond to COVID-19 in Peru, using a community-based approach to reduce infection and save lives.

This Alliance supports aggressive contact tracing, community mobilization, and systematic screening and isolation to prevent community spread of COVID-19. The $2.9 million investment from USAID mobilizes additional $1 million from Boston-based Partners In Health.

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Last updated: October 16, 2020

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