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Coronavirus - Ghana: One Million U.S.-Donated COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive in Ghana

The United States has now donated more than five million doses to the Ghanaian people

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan handed over one million Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Ghana today.  Since September, the United States has donated 5.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Ghanaian people.  Ambassador Sullivan joined representatives of UNICEF, the Government of Denmark, and Ghana’s Ministry of Health at Accra…

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United States launches $45.5 million five-year project to improve Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Northern Ghana

The project will focus on six regions in northern Ghana: Upper East, Upper West, North-East, Northern, Savannah, and Oti Regions

The United States is committing $45.5 million over the next five years to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in Ghana. U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan joined representatives of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources to launch the project in Tamale today. The U.S. Government, through USAID, will…

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White House Official Visits Ghana to Discuss Infrastructure Opportunities

Singh’s meeting with Vice President Bawumia is a continuation of the close bilateral engagement between the Biden and Akufo-Addo Administrations

U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Daleep Singh visited Accra this week to discuss President Biden’s Build Back Better World initiative with stakeholders and to meet with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia.  Singh’s visit to Ghana follows his participation in COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, where President Biden reaffirmed the United States’ commitment…

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U.S. and Ghana Inaugurate New $64.7 Million Energy Infrastructure Investment at Pokuase

The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funded the $64.7 million (GH₵ 391.9 million) electrical infrastructure project under the Ghana Power Compact

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan joined the President of Ghana H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo and other Ghana government officials to formally inaugurate the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) in Accra today.  The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funded the $64.7 million (GH₵ 391.9 million) electrical infrastructure project under the Ghana…

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U.S. and Ghana Commission Air Quality Monitoring Stations

The data from all three monitoring stations will enable government agencies to inform the public about the current level of air quality and steps the public can take to reduce exposure to pollution

Today, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated an air quality monitoring station on U.S. Embassy grounds in Cantonments, Accra together with Hon. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of EPA Ghana representing Minister for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI); Prof. Sandow Mark Yidana, Dean, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences,…

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U.S. Announces New Support for Public Health in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

A PHEOC serves as the central command center and brings together important stakeholders and experts for coordinated responses to public health events and threats

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan announced new support for Ghana’s public health system and COVID-19 response with a new U.S. funded Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) for the Ashanti Region.  The $100,000 center is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Ambassador Sullivan toured the new…

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Coronavirus - Ghana: The United States Provides Life-Saving Support to Ghana’s COVID-19 Response

The United States is donating four oxygen plants, each with the capacity to produce 250 liters of oxygen per minute

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan today announced new support for Ghana’s COVID-19 response, including oxygen generation equipment to support critical care patients nationwide and equipment to aid in the treatment of infectious disease.  She joined representatives of the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service and members of…

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Coronavirus: U.S. Donates 1,229,620 Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines to Ghana

The United States has worked closely with Ghana since the start of the pandemic and has contributed over $30 million to support public health efforts and the COVID-19 response in Ghana

More than 1.2 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States arrived in Ghana this morning.  U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan, Deputy Minister of Health, Honorable Mahama Asei Seini, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Honorable Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, and the UNICEF Country Representative to Ghana…

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Strengthens U.S.-Ghana Maritime Security Partnership

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams is the first warship permanently assigned to the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams visited Tema port and supported regional maritime security efforts from August 3 – August 16.  At the conclusion of these engagements, Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan invited Ghanaian government and military dignitaries for a ship tour led by Captain Chad Graham, commanding officer of USS Hershel “Woody”…

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Coronavirus - Ghana: The United States and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Provide Critical Medical Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment to Ashanti and Western Regional Hospitals

The United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) provided the funding to purchase the supplies

On Friday, August 28, the United States donated critical medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service to assist frontline health workers in Kumasi and Sekondi in the fight against COVID-19.   U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan presented the supplies to members of the Ghana…