U.S. Support Continues Extraordinary Work of the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory

U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela toured the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, October 2, to gain firsthand insight into its lifesaving work.  The laboratory, completed in 2018 through a US$6 million investment by the U.S. Government, conducts all of Barbados’ COVID-19 testing. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kenneth George and Laboratory Director Songee ...
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United States Nearly Doubles COVID-19 International Assistance with Announcement of Additional US$225 Million

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced Wednesday, April 8, US$225 million in health, humanitarian, and economic assistance to boost COVID-19 response efforts worldwide. This assistance follows an initial investment of nearly US$274 million in emergency health and humanitarian from the State Department and USAID announced March 26. COVID-19 aid from the United States is ...
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US$6 Million from United States Helps Fund 2,000 COVID-19 Tests for Barbados

The United States has quickly mobilized US$6 million to provide test kits to Barbados and more than 60 other countries to fight the spread of COVID-19.  Each test kit contains supplies for 2,000 testing samples, including non-consumable equipment that can be used to conduct additional testing.  This emergency assistance is part of an International Atomic ...
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