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The Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Africa Region coordinates U.S Department of Health and Human Services public health interactions with sub-Saharan African governments. OGA-Africa also aligns partners from multilateral organizations, country governments and nongovernmental organizations to work towards attaining key health objectives in Africa.

HHS in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Office of Global Affairs Africa Office supports HHS agencies, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa (AFRO), the African Union, and other regional bodies to implement global health programs


World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.

On World AIDS Day, 2011, Dr. Nils Daulaire addressed the South African Human Sciences Research Council within the National Department of Sciences and Technology and the National Department of Social Development in Cape Town, South Africa.

For a copy of his remarks, click here. [PDF, 40 KB]

Contact OGA Africa Office

Office of Global Affairs
African Affairs
Room 2307
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (202) 690-6174, (202)-260-0399
Fax: (202) 690-7127

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