disease prevention and control

Health care worker reaching for oxygen tank (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

Saving lives with medical oxygen in Kenya

USAID is training health care workers in Kenya to provide medical oxygen, part of wide-ranging U.S. efforts to fight COVID-19 abroad.
Boy getting vaccination in arm as others look on (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [August 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Two women in orange T-shirts that say 'End Pandemics' talking to each other (Courtesy of Bridget Siulanda/JSI)

Changing attitudes, increasing COVID-19 vaccinations

USAID has trained health workers in Zambia on sharing vaccine safety information. Learn how these workers are increasing vaccinations.
Young female health worker vaccinating man (USAID)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [July 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Cargo ships unloading at port (© Jens Büttner/picture alliance/Getty Images)

Tackling supply chain challenges together

International partnerships are vital to the world's supply chains. See how countries are working to speed shipments of vaccines and food.
Boxes being loaded into cargo plane (U.S. Government)

As variants surge, a global vaccination push

The United States and international partners are continuing to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in dozens of countries around the world.
Young female health worker vaccinating man (USAID)

Partnering to end COVID-19 in Asia

USAID works with partners in Asia to combat COVID-19 by distributing vaccines, countering disinformation and helping businesses recover.
Woman in colorful dress receives a COVID-19 vaccine (© USAID RHITES-EC 2022)

Increasing COVID-19 vaccinations in Africa

The U.S. is surging COVID-19 vaccines, equipment and other support to help sub-Saharan African nations increase vaccinations.
Person in protective gear giving vaccine shot to woman (U.S. Embassy El Salvador/Juan Carlos Quintero)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [June 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.