Department of State

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Air Forces Africa delivers medical supplies to Ghana

12:00 AM4/25/2020
The medical supplies included extraction kits, viral collection swabs, universal and viral transport media to collect and store specimens, and the replenishment of other consumable lab supplies.
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Locally-sourced protective masks donated to South Africa

12:00 AM4/25/2020
The U.S Embassy in South Africa provided 12,400 protective masks to the South African National Defence Force’s military health to enhance efforts in combating COVID-19.
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Partnership further equips Moroccan healthcare workers

12:00 AM4/28/2020
The equipment goes directly to safeguarding the lives of Morocco's healthcare workers on the frontlines in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
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Civil affairs team delivers medical supplies to Nigerien facilities

12:00 AM4/28/2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic began accelerating around the globe in March Civil Affairs Team 219 rapidly adapted its mission focus to assist Nigerien partners in the battle against the infection.
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Humanitarian assistance provided to Seychelles, Mauritius to combat COVID-19

9:50 AM5/14/2020
The protective equipment, distributed by the embassy as part of AFRICOM’s humanitarian assistance programs to reduce human suffering and provide essential services to vulnerable populations, will assist medical professionals fighting this epidemic.
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Donation equips Eswatini Ministry of Health to combat COVID-19

10:40 AM6/8/2020
The equipment includes 11,250 plastic face shields, 12,400 filtering facepiece masks, and 256 infrared thermometers.
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Medical equipment provision aims to prevent, control infections

4:03 PM6/24/2020
The materials will also support establishment of COVID-related triage stations at health facilities.
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Medical equipment donated to Lesotho at border station

10:30 AM6/26/2020
Department of Defense personnel assigned to the South African embassy delivered 12,000 medical grade face masks, 11,000 face shields and 256 thermometers to their counterparts from the U.S. embassy in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
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Medical supplies, PPE support Ghana Armed Forces’ COVID-19 treatment center

2:37 PM7/20/2020
The PPE donation is a follow-up to the donation of two state of the art Level II Field Hospitals to the Ghana Armed Forces Feb. 4 on behalf of the U.S.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:21 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:22 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

8:25 AM9/26/2020
The trip, which included stops in Somalia, Djibouti, Chad and Niger, demonstrated AFRICOM’s whole of government approach in Africa.
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U.S. donates personal protective equipment to Zambian Ministry of Defense

10:35 AM10/20/2020
The PPE donation includes: 8,000 surgical masks, 8,600 N-95 respirator masks, 4,500 examination gloves, 7,000 hand sanitizer bottles, and over 200 containers of chlorine disinfectant supplies.
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Final installment of donated medical equipment reaches Namibia, Botswana

4:09 PM11/12/2020
The latest donation completes a $100 million Namibian dollars ($6.71 million US) donation of medical equipment to Namibia announced this spring.
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U.S., Ghana partner to build disaster management capabilities

8:39 AM11/17/2020
Notable outcomes from the curriculum Nov. 9, 2020, include the enhanced ability to develop training exercises, the creation of disaster management communication plans, and the development of crisis response plans using skills learned during the courses.
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
The hospital can operate autonomously and is equipped with eight air conditioning units equipped with high efficiency particulate air filtration and ultraviolet light scrubber systems to control infections.
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AFRICOM Donates Field Hospital to Kenya Border Police

4:22 PM11/23/2020
In addition to providing the control officer for the project, the Massachusetts National Guardsman will also assist in providing medical expertise post-COVID response when the Mobile Field Hospital is deployed to other areas.
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U.S., Democratic Republic of the Congo relaunch military cooperation

12:00 AM10/28/2020
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