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U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop Kicks off in Addis

U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop Kicks off in Addis

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: Ethiopia:U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health workshop on February 6, 2018 at the Capital Hotel. The workshop brings together twenty two alumni of U.S.-government sponsored exchange programs from Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, and Tanzania, with the aim of sharing best practices for communicating public health information. The workshop will also provide participants with tools to promote health-seeking behavior through the use of data and health communication strategies and would support the development of a community of State exchange alumni who are active in public health. In opening remarks Ambassador Raynor said, “When we fail to provide for the health of our citizens, we feel
United States to Build New Embassy in Lilongwe

United States to Build New Embassy in Lilongwe

INTERNATIONAL
LILONGWE, Malawi: U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer today announced that the Governments of the United States and Malawi have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the acquisition of property on which to build a new U.S. Embassy compound on Presidential Road in Lilongwe. I am delighted that my government has committed to building a new U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe as a very physical demonstration of our ongoing commitment to our partnership with Malawi “The United States has been a steadfast partner in Malawi’s development since independence in 1964. I am delighted that my government has committed to building a new U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe as a very physical demonstration of our ongoing commitment to our partnership with Malawi. The current U.S. Embassy chance