Health Programs

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U.S. and COVAX: Vaccinating the world

The U.S. is working with international partners to support distribution of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19. Learn about this global effort.
Gayle Smith standing at lectern with Antony Blinken standing behind (© Al Drago/AP Images)

U.S. leadership bolsters global fight against COVID-19

The United States is working with international partners to make COVID-19 vaccines available to everyone, everywhere. Learn more about this global effort.
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USAID makes hand-washing more accessible

Read on to find out how USAID is making hand-washing, a critical part of preventing the spread of COVID-19, more accessible in developing countries.
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Poetry helps American physicians to heal

A growing number of American doctors are embracing the healing power of poetry, both to help people cope with illness and to express themselves.
Smiling woman standing in field of maize (USAID)

U.S. and India partner to fight poverty in Asia, Africa

The United States and India are partnering to help farmers in Africa protect crop yields and to improve health outcomes in countries in Asia.
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U.S. ships COVID-19 vaccines to Pacific island nations

The United States is providing the Pacific Island nations of Palau, the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia with COVID-19 vaccines.
Vials of vaccine and syringe (© Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

Biden bolsters U.S. support for COVID-19 vaccinations abroad

The United States is joining COVAX, a global effort to ensure all countries have access to COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more about U.S. vaccination efforts.
Anthony Fauci wearing surgical mask while getting vaccination (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

Biden prioritizes U.S. support for global COVID-19 response

The Biden administration is taking strong action to combat COVID-19 around the world and reestablish the United States as a global leader in public health.
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U.S. reaffirms partnership with World Health Organization

President Biden is immediately restoring U.S. ties with the World Health Organization, part of broader efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.