News & Events

World Press Freedom Day Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros May 3, 2021

ANTANANARIVO – As we mark World Press Freedom Day 2021, we celebrate the role of a free and independent press, which is as important as ever. Throughout the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the press in Madagascar, Comoros, and around the world have continued to play a critical role in ensuring transparency, informing citizens, ...
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U.S. Embassy Looks Forward to Air Quality Awareness WeekMay 3-7

Antananarivo-The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros joins the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Forest Service, and U.S. embassies around the world in celebrating the 15th annual Air Quality Awareness WeekthisMay 3 -7 under the theme of “Healthy Air -Important for Everyone. Air ...
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U.S. Government Donates 3.6 Million Mosquito Bed Nets to Protect 6 Million People from Malaria

This donation of bed nets continues the U.S. government’s commitment to protecting the Malagasy population from malaria ANTANANARIVO — Malaria remains one of Madagascar’s major public health problems.  It is the fourth leading cause of disease and one of the top reasons people seek care at health centers.  In 2020, nearly two million cases of ...
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2022-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program.  This one–year, full scholarship program is offered to mid-level professionals who have a proven record of leadership, commitment to public service, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading U.S. university.  ...
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U.S. Government Electrifies 10 Rural Health Clinics; 25 More Underway

USAID is bringing solar power to 35 clinics, improving health care for 140,000 in northeast Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – If doctors do not have access to electricity, providing even basic health care can be perilous.  “A number of doctors have shared shocking stories of delivering babies in the dark and navigating complicated births by the light ...
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