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Security Notice

Due to space limitations in our public waiting area, only the person with an appointment for an interview will be admitted. Parents or guardians of a minor child with an appointment, a caregiver for an applicant with a disability, or young children accompanying the person with an appointment will be allowed to enter the waiting ...
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Statement from President Joe Biden on the 20th Anniversary of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Twenty years ago today, President George W. Bush declared that preventing and treating HIV/AIDS was a foreign policy priority of the United States. At a time when nearly 30 million people were HIV positive, but very few were receiving life-saving medicines, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) transformed the global AIDS response and ...
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PEPFAR’S 20: Reflecting on the United States’ Mission to Save Lives Globally

By the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Amanda S. Jacobsen This month we mark twenty years of PEPFAR, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and we commit ourselves to ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. Former U.S. President George W. Bush launched PEPFAR in 2003.  Thanks to the compassion and generosity ...
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U.S.- Africa Partnership to Promote Food Security and Resilient Food Systems

During the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, President Biden reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to working with the African Union and our African partners to accelerate progress toward achieving food security, building stronger food systems and more diversified supply chains, and expanding African countries’ access to agricultural markets. President Biden announced an additional $2.5 billion in emergency ...
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