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Vacant Position: Registered Nurse

The U.S. Mission in Antananarivo is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Registered Nurse within the Health Unit. OPEN TO:                 U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) only. POSITION:               Registered Nurse, FP-05 OPENING DATE:   March 15, 2021 CLOSING DATE:   March 22, 2021 WORK HOURS:      Part-time 32 hours per week or full-time 40 hours ...
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U.S. Government Provides Personal Protective Equipment to Front Line Malagasy Health Workers

Health workers in 13 COVID hot spots received “head-to-toe” protection On March 11, front line health care workers in 13 areas of Madagascar hard hit by Covid-19 received welcome assistance – “head-to-toe” personal protective equipment (PPE) donated by the U.S. government to keep these critical health workers healthy and continuing their vital work of caring ...
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SUSI 2021 call for application

The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros solicits applications for the 2021 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI): For Scholars For Secondary Educators. Deadline for email submission (with completed application form attached) to  raharijaf@state.gov  or  lalaharivonymi@state.gov  NO LATER THAN Thursday, March 11, 2021. Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) are intensive university-level programs with integrated study tours whose ...
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U.S. Government-Funded Research to Investigate the Mystery of Madagascar’s Iconic Baobab Trees

USAID awards a $130,000 research grant to the University of Antananarivo ANTANANARIVO – Madagascar’s most iconic baobab tree species, the Adansonia grandidieri Baillon, are economically valuable and culturally emblematic of the nation.  They are also orphans. Research botanists like University of Antananarivo’s Dr. Seheno Andriantsaralaza consider plants like the baobab “orphaned” because the animals that ...
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U.S. Government Helps Establish First Land Tenure Office in Analanjirofo

The new office will help 2,500 people secure land rights leading to greater financial stability and economic opportunity ANTANANARIVO – The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Mikajy activity, inaugurated the first land tenure office in Analanjirofo region on February 18.  USAID helped the Commune of Voloina establish this office ...
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