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United States and Kenya Partner on The Establishment of a National Public Health Institute

   Nairobi, Kenya, February 21, 2020 – The United States Government through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI) supported a stakeholder’s workshop to advance the establishment of a National Public Health Institute (NPHI) in Kenya. This meeting reflects the shared vision of a ...
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Intellectual property crimes hurt us all – Op-Ed by Ambassador Kyle McCarter

President Abraham Lincoln famously said that the U.S. patent system adds “the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.” Intellectual property (IP) rights assure inventors, industrial designers, and creative artists that their ideas will be protected. They can receive payment for the use of their creations and continue to invest in future innovations. Because ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kyle McCarter KENPHIA Preliminary Results Launch Celebration

Ambassador McCarter’s Remarks as prepared for KENPHIA Preliminary Results Launch Celebration  Afya House, Nairobi  February 20, 2020 It’s my pleasure to join you for the release of the preliminary results from Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment or KENPHIA.  It’s an exciting moment in the U.S.-Kenya partnership and this report is one of the many, many ...
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United States and Kisii County Sign Memorandum of Understanding

KISII, Kenya, February 19, 2020 – The U.S. Government, through USAID, and the County of Kisii signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that signifies a joint commitment to Kenyan-led development in Kisii County. The MOU reflects their shared vision for ugatuzi or devolution in the county that meets the needs of its residents. To support Kisii County ...
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The Department of State and FBI Partner with Kenya to Launch First Overseas Joint Terrorism Task Force

The Department of State and Federal Bureau of Investigation have partnered together to assist Kenya in creating the first Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) to be located outside of the United States. This Kenyan-led JTTF will be a multi-agency counterterrorism investigative force in Nairobi, Kenya. The initiative to establish a Kenyan Joint Terrorism Task Force ...
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