Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (July 2, 2020)

As of July 1, there were 661 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with ‎14 deaths, 233 active cases, and 414 recovered.  These statistics are regularly updated on the Government of Togo’s COVID-19 website .  The Government of Togo is using one phone number, 111, for all questions regarding COVID-19.  Do not hesitate to call this number if you believe that you or someone you …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (June 25, 2020)

As of June 24, there were 583 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with ‎14 deaths, 177 active cases, and 392 recovered.  These statistics are regularly updated on the Government of Togo’s COVID-19 website .  The Government of Togo is using one phone number, 111, for all questions regarding COVID-19.  Do not hesitate to call this number if you believe that you or …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (June 19, 2020)

As of June 18, there were 547 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with ‎13 deaths, 181 active cases, and 353 recovered.  These statistics are regularly updated on the Government of Togo’s COVID-19 website .  The Government of Togo is using one phone number, 111, for all questions regarding COVID-19.  Do not hesitate to call this number if you believe that you or …

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Embassy Lome is operating with a skeletal staff

In order to limit the risk of exposure to and/or transmission of corona-virus among our workforce, Embassy Lome is operating with a skeletal staff and remote teleworking beginning Tuesday, March 24.  Continue to check our website for the latest updates on our operating status.”.  This is a necessary precaution due solely to the current pandemic …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 20, 2020)

Location:  Lome, Togo Event:  The Togo Ministry of Health confirmed nine cases of COVID-19 in Togo. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak the Peace Corps are in the process of evacuating their Volunteers from Togo. Many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight …

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Together the world will defeat the Coronavirus pandemic

Together the world will defeat theCoronavirus pandemic  To date the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected more than 110 countries around the world, including the United States of America and Togo.  This global pandemic has infected more than 200,000 people and killed at least 10,000. When the world is going through a difficult situation, the rapid …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 6, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 6, 2020) Location:  Lome, Togo Event:  On March 6, 2020, the Togo Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lome. Actions to Take: Consult the  CDC website for the most up-to-date information. For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of …

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USAID Launches Regional Family Planning Project in Togo

Lome, Togo – On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the United States Government, through its International Development Agency (USAID) organized an official launch ceremony for a five-year family planning project called AmplifyPF. This project will be implemented in four countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Togo. In his speech, the Ambassador of the United States …

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Ambassador’s Remarks during Mandela day cleaning activity on July 21, 2018 at Polyclinique de Tsévié

Remarks Ambassador Gilmour Mandela day cleaning activity July 21, 2018 –  0730 – 1100 AM Polyclinique de Tsévié et Monument de l’Union   Monsieur the Prefet, Representative of the Director of ANASAP Colleagues from the U.S. Embassy. Dear exchange program Alumni, especially YALI fellows, Ladies and gentlemen, I should begin by saying Great Work! You …

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Self-help Fund Supports Communities Across Togo

During a ceremony at the U.S. Embassy December 12, Ambassador David Gilmour announced new grants totaling $50,000 to support 13 different community projects in different regions of Togo, through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund. The fund, which has supported worthy projects every year since 1964, is a way for the Embassy to promote sustainable development …

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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour on Global Fund Ceremony

Ambassador’s Remarks Global Fund Ceremony November 30, 2017 Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen I am honored to join you today to celebrate the signing of three new grant agreements of the Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.  Today is an occasion to highlight the tremendous record of success that the Global Fund has …

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Mandela Washington Fellow donated Medical Tablets to Health Practitioners

The 2017 YALI/Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017 enabled Mr. Moïse Akebim, in Public Management at the University of Minnesota, to establish a partnership with Books for Africa, an organization that donated books to African countries since 1988. The beginning of the partnership is materialized by a gift of five (05) tablets with medical program for the …

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Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) defines its program in Togo

From 06 to 15 June 2017, a high-level mission of the United States Agency of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) visited Togo. The MCC is an aid program that ties economic assistance to institutional reforms. The objective of this mission was to reach a joint understanding on how to implement reforms in two main sectors: …

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West Africa Ambassador’s Fund supports quality healthcare in Togo

On May 24 the United States Embassy in Togo granted funds to four Togolese non-governmental organizations specializing in the promotion of population health, family planning, and sexual and reproductive health. David Gilmour, U.S. Ambassador presided over the launching of this second phase of the program of the West Africa Ambassadors’ Fund (WAAF). The four recipients …

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