U.S. Government supports the Government of Samoa’s efforts to combat COVID-19

Press Release Apia, Samoa, May 2nd. Yesterday, the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), handed over 45,630 life-saving Pfizer vaccines to support the Government of Samoa’s efforts to combat COVID -19.  “The U.S. is committed to providing 1.2 billion doses of safe, effective vaccines to meet global needs.  That extraordinary ... Read More»

Peace Corps Assists with Pediatric Vaccine Rollout in Samoa

Peace Corps Samoa is honored to take part in Samoa’s drive to ensure all residents are vaccinated against COVID-19.  In early March, the Samoan government requested assistance from Peace Corps’ medical team in the government’s campaign to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 years old. Peace Corps Samoa Country Director Gini Wilderson said that Peace ... Read More»

COVAX – USAID Assistance to Samoa

The United States is proud to be the largest donor to COVAX, the global initiative on COVID-19 vaccines. The arrival of a second batch of 28,800 COVID-19 vaccines in Samoa is yet another critical step in helping ensure equitable access across the Pacific to these life-saving commodities. The U.S. and USAID remain committed to taking ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: President Biden to Take Action on Global Health through Support of COVAX and Calling for Health Security Financing

From Whitehouse.gov. As the virus continues to spread throughout the world, and with new variants emerging, the facts are clear that it is critical that we vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. Tomorrow at the G7, the President will announce that he is taking concrete steps to improve the health and the safety ... Read More»
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