Health & Science

PEPFAR, Gates and Nike Foundations Partner to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls, Young Women

Adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2013, over 80 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in the hardest hit countries occurred in girls. Every year, an astonishing 380,000 adolescent girls and young women are infected with HIV.

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U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.

We are actively working with federal colleagues, the medical and scientific community, industry, and international organizations and regulators to help expedite the development and availability of medical products …

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Remarks by Samantha Power at the German Marshall Fund on the Intl Response to the Ebola Crisis

We need more doctors and more nurses. More beds and more treatment facilities. More personal protective equipment. More burial teams and more ambulances. More cell phones

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U.S. Statement by Ambassador Hamamoto on Ebola at ITU PP-14

This is a global problem that requires urgent action by the entire ITU membership.

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FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government’s Response to Ebola at Home and Abroad

The U.S. is operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the threat of Ebola here at home, enhance our broader domestic preparedness, and contain the epidemic in West Africa.

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A Test of Global Citizenship: Secretary Kerry Calls for Collective Global Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry

No one country, no individual group of nations is going to resolve this problem by themselves. This is going to take a collective, global response.

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Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at UNAIDS

We are making an AIDS-free generation a closer reality for a lot of folks all around the world.

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Remarks by the President on the Ebola Outbreak

Faced with this outbreak, the world is looking to us, the United States, and it’s a responsibility that we embrace.

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Ambassador Hamamoto Speaks at WHO Conference on Health and Climate

We continue to support the WHO’s efforts to address climate change, working alongside fellow U.N. organizations such as the U.N. Environment Program and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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U.S. Working with WHO and Partners to Contain Ebola Virus as Quickly as Possible


The full range of relevant U.S. Government agencies are increasing every possible form of assistance to the affected countries, their citizens and international organizations responding to the outbreak.

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