HHS Press Releases Discuss U.S. Delegation’s Visit To DRC, Other African Nations To Discuss Ebola Outbreak, Preparedness

HHS: Secretary Azar Meets with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Ebola Preparedness
“…Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, joined by other senior U.S. health officials, met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and other senior Rwandan officials to address joint efforts to prevent the Ebola outbreak from spreading into Rwanda, which borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)…” (9/15).

HHS: Secretary Azar Meets with Local Leaders and Visits Ebola Treatment Center
“…Azar, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); Garrett Grigsby, director of the HHS Office of Global Affairs; Tim Ziemer, senior deputy assistant administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Mike Hammer, U.S. ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); and staff of President Trump’s National Security Council joined World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gebreyeus and United Nations (U.N.) Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator (EERC) David Gressly in Butembo, DRC, where they toured an Ebola treatment center near the center of the outbreak…” (9/14).

HHS: Secretary Azar Meets with Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi about Ebola Outbreak
“…Azar, joined by other senior U.S. health officials, met with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi and other senior DRC officials as joint efforts continue to contain and end one of the most serious current global health challenges, the Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC…” (9/13).