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FACT SHEET – U.S. RESPONSE TO COVID-19 IN MALDIVES

The United States and Maldives have worked closely together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic since its outset. The United States has donated over 128,700 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to Maldives and committed $4.6 million to Maldives’ COVID-19 response and recovery, in addition to an in-kind donation of 60 portable ventilators. This assistance has reached across the ...
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U.S. donates 128,700 Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to Maldives

August 9, 2021 Male, Maldives — The U.S. donated 128,700 Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to Maldives as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-10 pandemic. These vaccines, delivered through COVAX, will save lives and increase COVID-19 vaccination coverage essential to ending the pandemic.  These vaccines are a gift, provided entirely free to the Maldivian ...
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U.S. donates 100,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Maldives for early COVID-19 detection

July 15, 2021 Male, Maldives — The United States is donating 100,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) to Maldives as part of its commitment to help the Maldivian people combat COVID-19. These tests, worth 4.56 million Maldivian rufiyaa ($300,000), were delivered today to the Maldives Ministry of Health through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). “The generosity of the American people will have life-saving impacts ...
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NOFO, Administrative Support – American Center Maldives

The U.S. Embassy Colombo Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through the Public Diplomacy grants program for Administrative Support for the American Center in Male (ACM). American Spaces are a nationwide network of PAS-funded cultural centers that are part of the American Spaces program, a global network of over 600 ...
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United States Mobilizes Critical Supplies to Help Maldives Fight Covid-19 Surge

June 4, 2021: Through a massive mobilization effort, the United States is delivering on its commitment to stand with the people of Maldives and five other South Asian countries as they fight a devastating COVID-19 surge. Today, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Martin Kelly and USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman virtually joined the Maldivian Minister of ...
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