USAID awards HIV Epidemic Control activity to local partner, Kheth’Impilo

United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief – PEPFAR September 11, 2019 Kinshasa – In September, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new health activity that will work with the Government of the DRC to deliver high quality, accessible HIV services in Lualaba Province. Under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for ...
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Secretary Azar’s visit demonstrates U.S. commitment to help build a healthier Congo

September 11, 2019 In April 2019, President Tshisekedi traveled to Washington to affirm our two countries’ relationship rooted in our shared priorities to advance human rights, promote security and stability, respect the rule of law, fight corruption, and increase mutually beneficial trade and investment ties. We launched the Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity, a ...
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Secretary Azar to Lead U.S. Delegation to DRC, Rwanda and Uganda Regarding Ebola Outbreak

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – HSS September 9, 2019 In the coming days, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will lead a delegation on behalf of the Trump administration to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, and Uganda regarding one of the most serious global health challenges facing the world right now: the Ebola outbreak in ...
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The U.S. Announces More Than $21 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

United States Agency for International Development – USAID September 4, 2019 The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) , is providing more than $21 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  This brings total USAID funding for the Ebola response efforts to nearly $158 million since the beginning of the outbreak in August ...
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How to end the Ebola crisis

Date: August 23, 2019 Subject: How to end the Ebola crisis Op-ed by Mark A. Green Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development This week, I was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the deadly Ebola virus has killed nearly 2,000 people, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Meetings with President Tshisekedi of the DRC

United States Agency for International Development – USAID August 19, 2019 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Tom Babington: On August 19, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with His Excellency, Félix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa. Administrator Green first underscored the need to tackle the problem of human trafficking ...
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The United States Announces More Than $38 Million in Additional Assistance to Contain Ebola Outbreak

United States Agency for International Development – USAID July 24, 2019 The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than $38 million in additional assistance to help end the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), including $15 million in new funding to the World Health Organization. This brings the total USAID funding for ...
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Dikembe Mutombo films an Ebola Public Service Announcement with the CDC

Dikembe Mutombo, who is Congolese-American and an internationally famous retired sports star and philanthropist, filmed a public service announcement for Ebola to help communicate with the Congolese people. Spreading crucial and potentially life-saving messages about Ebola to affected communities in DRC is only one of many ways the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to the current Ebola ...
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CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC

Date: June 12, 2019 Subject: CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, to support the inter-agency response to the current Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The ...
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Statement by Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy

Date: March 15, 2019 Subject: United States to Work with Tshisekedi Administration to Build a More Prosperous Congo On December 30, the Congolese people voted for change. This historic, peaceful change in leadership provides an opportunity for the United States to work with the new Tshisekedi Administration in order to usher in broad social and ...
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Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC

Date: March 14, 2019 Subject: Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC, deepens understanding of Congolese challenges and potential The United States Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Mike Hammer traveled to Butembo, Bukavu, Bisie and Goma March 8 to 13 as past of his mission to find ways to best strengthen relations with all regions of the DRC, including specifically ...
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