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September 9, 2015

Basic Function of Position:

The Health Office (HO) among its many other functions, through PEPFAR funding, provides strategic and technical leadership on supply chain issues to ensure adequate quantity and quality of essential commodities for people affected by HIV/AIDS and related infections. Specifically, the Health Office is responsible for overseeing the following:
- Support the development and implementation of the National Department of Health supply chain strategy.
- Supporting a sustainable procurement operation and managing the supply chain for HIV/AIDS commodities. This includes procuring and distributing pharmaceuticals and other commodities needed to provide care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS and related infections.
- Providing technical support and leadership to USAID grantees, contractors and the South African Government in strengthening partner and host-country capacity to ensure a safe, secure, reliable, and sustainable supply chain system.
- Providing technical assistance to support national and provincial supply chain programs.
April 16, 2015

The U.S. Embassy joins the South African government and other civil society leaders in condemning the violence against foreigners taking place in KwaZulu-Natal and other parts of South Africa. We remain concerned at the loss of innocent lives, destruction of property, and impact on families and communities, and we urge individuals involved to refrain from all forms of violence, exercise restraint, and rely on peaceful dialog to resolve any differences

USAID Trade Hub conducts workshop with Trade Invest KZN
April 15, 2015

Distinguished representatives from the United States Government and Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN), together with various South African business chambers and export councils, members of the business and manufacturing communities, and local government officials gathered April 15 at the Sun Coast Conference Center in Durban for a Regional Export and Trade Facilitation Workshop.

Mission Director Cheryl Anderson with Deputy President of SA, Cyril Ramaphosa and Ms. Steve Letsike of SANAC on the left and XDR
March 24, 2015

As we have already heard this morning, South Africa is burdened by one of the most severe TB epidemics in the world. Additionally, South Africa has the greatest burden of HIV-infected individuals - and the TB and HIV epidemics are fueling each other.

March 23, 2015

USAID/Southern Africa’s Mission Director, Cheryl L. Anderson, celebrated World Water Week by visiting Groot Marico in North West Province with USAID partner, the Marico River Conservation Association (MRCA).

Ms. Anderson remarked that clean rivers and access to high quality water is very important to all of us and that USAID partners with communities throughout Southern Africa to encourage sustainable and fair management of land, water, fisheries and other resources.

Tsunami Memorial in Pretoria, South Africa
March 11, 2015

I am honored and humbled, to be here with you on the anniversary of such a catastrophic event. Thank you for allowing me to pay my respects and solemnly represent the people of the United States. 


Last updated: September 09, 2015

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