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.
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
- White House: FACT SHEET: U.S.–African Cooperation on Global Health
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Where We Work page shows countries where CDC has a presence along with country program descriptions
- United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Sub-Saharan Africa
- World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
- Sub-Saharan African Region Information, Grants and Resources from National Institute of Health Fogarty International Center
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
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (202) 690-6174, (202)-260-0399
Fax: (202) 690-7127
Department of State Country Information
- North Africa (Near East) Countries
- Sub-Saharan Africa Countries
- U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions in Sub-Saharan Africa
- U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions in North Africa (Near East)
- Background Notes