USAID Weekly: June 12, 2020

Friday, June 12, 2020

USAID delivered ventilators to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. The US has pledged to deliver 1,000 ventilators in solidarity with South Africa. With USAID support, Venezuelan doctors who fled their country validated their professional degrees with the Peruvian medical college. They are now joining the COVID-19 response efforts. Ambassador Richard Bell, USAID, and the National Democratic Institute of Côte d'Ivoire organized a workshop on preventing violent extremism through inter-religious dialogue. USAID launched Momentum 1, a 5-year award of up to $200 million. The global program addresses impacts on the health of women, newborns, and children mortality and morbidity.

USAID Weekly Wrap Up

  • USAID delivered ventilators to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. The US has pledged to deliver 1,000 ventilators in solidarity with South Africa.
  • With USAID support, Venezuelan doctors who fled their country validated their professional degrees with the Peruvian medical college. They are now joining the COVID-19 response efforts.
  • Ambassador Richard Bell, USAID, and the National Democratic Institute of Côte d'Ivoire organized a workshop on preventing violent extremism through inter-religious dialogue.
  • USAID launched Momentum 1, a 5-year award of up to $200 million. The global program addresses impacts on the health of women, newborns, and children mortality and morbidity.

Last updated: June 19, 2020

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