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August 14, 2018

The Philippines, Southeast Asia’s oldest democracy, is an important development, trade and security partner with the United States. In recent years, the Philippines has made substantial economic progress, although the country still has the least equitable income distribution among all developing countries in East Asia. Through the Partnership for Growth with Equity, the United States and the Philippines collaborate to address the country’s most serious constraints to lasting, equitable growth.

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Ann Marie Yastishock Visit to the Philippines.
August 7, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Ann Marie Yastishock visited the Philippines July 26-August 1, reinforcing the U.S. government’s commitment to mutual U.S.-Philippine development goals. Yastishock also underscored the important role of the Philippines to the Indo-Pacific Strategy. Through this framework, the U.S. government works with partner countries to strengthen their democratic systems; ensure an open regulatory environment; and encourage responsible natural resource management.

Global Consultation and Support for Infection Prevention and Control Implementation
August 6, 2018

USAID is addressing the global threat of drug-resistant TB through strategic investments to broaden access to diagnosis and treatment and engaging providers from both the public and private sectors in the most affected communities. USAID works to improve innovative health technologies and patient-centered approaches to care, and advance diagnostic and treatment options. Since 2007, USAID has provided nearly $80 million to support the Philippine Department of Health’s National Tuberculosis Control Program.

USAID Partners with Philippine Technology Company to Promote Sustainable Fisheries in Southern Mindanao
July 5, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new partnership with Manila-based Futuristic Aviation and Maritime Enterprise, Inc. (FAME) to promote sustainable fisheries and boost livelihoods in southern Mindanao.

USAID and Philippine Partners Advance Peace and Prosperity in Mindanao
June 25, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Lawrence Hardy II traveled to Davao from June 21 to 23 to meet with Philippine partners and recognize joint progress toward achieving the Philippines’ development objectives for Mindanao.

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