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Middle East

U.S. government global health action within the Middle East region serves to strengthen public health programs and research initiatives and promote regional support for health priorities. The United States collaborates with government and civil society organizations to improve healthcare interventions at the programming and policy level.

Middle East Health Priority Areas

The U.S. government has several health priorities in the Middle East, including emerging and infectious diseases, polio eradication, maternal and child health, non-communicable diseases, and emergency preparedness and response.

Middle East Global Health Partners:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

Department of State, Office of International Health & Biodefense

Field Epidemiology and Training Program

Global Polio Eradication Initiative 

International Visitor Leadership Program

National Institutes of Health

Organization of Islamic Cooperation 

World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office 

United States Agency for International Development