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November 14, 2018

U.S. Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson observed a public speaking training session for women at the country's Sikunga Conservancy near Katima Mulilo in Zambezi Region. The American government helps to empower women in rural #Namibia to fight wildlife crime and to become engaged in conservation

Lesotho DOAG
October 10, 2018

In Maseru today, the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the government of Lesotho signed a five-year bilateral Development Objective Grant Agreement to provide the Framework for USAID’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR) funding for Lesotho. Over the next 5 years, approved total funding levels of up to US$250 million for programming through USAID implementing partners is anticipated.

September 20, 2018

The United States, through PEPFAR has from 2004 to 2017 committed more than $70 billion worldwide and over $384 million to the bilateral HIV response in Lesotho. The current PEPFAR program remains committed to scaling up Lesotho’s antiretroviral treatment coverage to reach 95% nationally, commencing self-testing for HIV, and  expanding more efficient and effective testing strategies and treatment modalities, especially for adolescents and men – which includes mobile men’s clinic, dedicated men’s clinics, and adolescent corners.

GCBS learning event
August 3, 2018

Acting DG Toni, Representatives of the Department of Social Services, and all workshop organizers and participants, good morning. It is a pleasure to join you for in opening this event. It is another milestone in the U. S. Agency for International Development’ partnership with the government of South Africa and its Department for Social Development in pursuit of the millennial goals for curbing HIVAIDS.

August 2, 2018

Our Deputy Mission Director, Rebecca Kryzwda, delivered opening remarks at the Government Capacity Building and Support Program (GCBS) held in Pretoria, on August 2-3, under the theme: Policy to Practice: Strengthening policy, systems and practice for improved service delivery to Orphaned Vulnerable Children and Youth. This learning event was an important milestone for our PEPFAR partner, PACT, and the South African Department of Social Development (DSD), in tracking what has been achieved over the past five years since the launch of GCBS in terms of rendering services in health care and welfare.

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