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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.

  • Guinean Minister of Vocational Training makes Comments (Embassy image)

    GFAA Launches its MEEL Project

    On February 20, 2015, the newly launched Guinea Fulbright Alumni Association (GFAA) in collaboration with Conakry US Embassy organized a 3-hour launch ceremony for their “MEEL Project” with an audience of 150 coming from different sectors.

  • 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 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.

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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. 

  • Question and Answer Session (Embassy image)
    Guinea Fulbright Alumni Association Launches its MEEL Project

    On February 20, 2015, the newly launched Guinea Fulbright Alumni Association (GFAA) in collaboration with Conakry US Embassy organized a 3-hour launch ceremony for their “MEEL Project” with an audience of 150 coming from different sectors. Chaired by the Deputy Chief of Mission, the ceremony was held in the presence of the Guinean Minister of Higher Education, the Minister of Pre-University Education and the Minister of Vocational Education and Labor.  

  • 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. 

Ebola Update

  • The epidemiological situation, as of March 11, 2015, is as follows:

    Guinea reported 58 new confirmed cases in the week to 8 March, compared with 51 cases the previous week. Cases were clustered in an area around and including the capital Conakry (13 cases), with the nearby prefectures of Boffa (2 cases), Coyah (8 cases), Dubreka (5 cases), Forecariah (28 cases), and Kindia (2 cases) the only other prefectures to report cases. Lola and Macenta in the east of the country and the northern prefecture of Mali have reported confirmed cases in the past 21 days. For additional information please visit WHO: http://goo.gl/dlmIr6

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