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  • Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health with the USAID Director for Guinea and Sierra Leone Michelle Godette (Embassy image)

    Department of Health and Human Services in Guinea

    Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Jimmy Kolker, Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, traveled to Liberia and Guinea for three days to visit Ebola response sites in the region. In Guinea, Dr. DeSalvo and Ambassador Kolker visited the 115 Call Center and the Emergency Operations Center.

  • Press release US Embassy Conakry (Embassy image)

    Traveling to the U.S. from Guinea

    As of October 22, the Department of Homeland Security requires that all persons traveling to the United States from the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea must enter the U.S. through New York's Kennedy...

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  • President Obama (Dept State image)

    President Obama Remarks on the Ebola Outbreak

    Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you...

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  • A group photo (Embassy image)

    Ambassador Power Visits Guinea

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power was in Guinea October 26, and is travelling to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana and Belgium from October 27 to 30.

  • USAID ADMINISTRATOR SHAH TRAVELS (Embassy image)

    USAID ADMINISTRATOR SHAH TRAVELS

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Senegal Oct. 13-17, to meet with national and local officials, aid organizations, and staff coordinating the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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  •  Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health with the USAID Director for Guinea and Sierra Leone Michelle Godette (Embassy image)
    Department of Health and Human Services Visit to Guinea

    Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Jimmy Kolker, Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, traveled to Liberia and Guinea for three days to visit Ebola response sites in the region. In Guinea, Dr. DeSalvo and Ambassador Kolker visited the 115 Call Center and the Emergency Operations Center. They also met with mothers and their babies at the Boulbinet Health Center as part of the Presidential Malaria Intiative program, StopPaul! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

  • The official launch of the national campaign against female genital mutilation in Guinea, financed by the U.S. Department of State (Embasssy image)
    Human Rights Forum

    The Political Section of U.S. Embassy in Conakry, Guinea hosted a Human Rights Forum on November 4-5, 2014. The Forum, attended by over 100, also provided civil society with an opportunity to address the challenges faced by the country such as reform of the justice system, gender based violence, the rights of handicapped, dignified treatment of prisoners and trafficking in persons.  

  • US Embassy Conakry Press release (Embassy image)
    Traveling to the U.S. from Guinea

    As of October 22, the Department of Homeland Security requires that all persons traveling to the United States from the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea must enter the U.S. through New York's Kennedy, Newark’s Liberty, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's O'Hare, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airports and undergo EVD screening. 

  • A group photo (Embassy image)
    Ambassador Power Visits Guinea

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power was in Guinea October 26, and is travelling to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana and Belgium from October 27 to 30. Ambassador Power is travelling to West Africa, including the three countries most affected by the Ebola crisis, to demonstrate U.S. support for these nations and their efforts to combat this deadly disease, and to draw attention to the need for increased support for the international response.  

  • U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson, JEN PSAKI (Dept state image)
    Marking the Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea

    Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 2009 massacre in Conakry, Guinea, when security forces killed more than 150 people, injured thousands more, and publicly raped more than 100 women at a pro-democracy rally.   STATEMENT BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON »

  • CDC's Director visit to Conakry Airport Health Screening (Embassy image)
    Director of the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Visits Conakry

    Conakry, August 29 – Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Tom Frieden, is in Guinea to see firsthand the impact of the Ebola outbreak, to assess response activities, and to hear from government officials, international partners, and health care workers to see what can be done to stop the disease. 

  • Madame Conde toured the Emergency Operations Center and met with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the CDC, and other leaders on CDC’s Ebola efforts (CDC image)
    First Lady Djéné Conde at CDC Atlanta

    While she was in the United States, Madame Djéné Conde, the First Lady of the Republic of Guinea, visited CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 12, 2014. Madame Conde toured the Emergency Operations Center and met with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the CDC, and other leaders on CDC’s Ebola efforts. She also taped a public safety announcement in the CDC studios to be used for Ebola prevention efforts in Guinea. 

Ebola Update

  • The epidemiological situation, as of February 18, 2015, is as follows:

    A total of 128 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 15 February. Guinea reported 52 new confirmed cases – a decrease from the previous week, and the first week-to-week decline since January 25. Most of the new confirmed cases reported by Guinea were in the capital, Conakry (13 confirmed cases), and the western prefecture of Forecariah (24 confirmed cases). The north Guinean prefecture of Mali, which borders Senegal, reported 2 new confirmed cases. For more information please visit: http://goo.gl/zEBjzf

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