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Outreach to Yambio, Western Equatoria State

During a visit to Yambio, Western Equatoria, on October 14, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., (CDA) David Renz observed the administration of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine at the Yambio State Hospital as doses of the single-shot vaccine were administered to members of surrounding communities.  Colleagues from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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United Nations Medal Award for U.S. Forces in UNMISS

Recognizing Service On September 30, 2021, Force Commander Lieutenant General (LtGen) Shailesh Tinaikar awarded the United Nations (UN) Medal to seven U.S. officers for service with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) at the UNMISS headquarters in Juba, South Sudan.  U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., (CDA) Davis Renz served as the honored guest and ...
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery for a Reception to Honor Religious Leaders in South Sudan

By David Renz, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Juba, South Sudan; September 22, 2021 Welcome everyone. We have a broad and inclusive group represented here today that reflects the diversity of religious expression in South Sudan.  In the few minutes I’ve had to speak with several of you, I’ve been deeply impressed by your commitment to ...
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery for the Reception of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines Juba International Airport

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery for the Reception of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines Juba International Airport September 14, 2021 Good morning and Welcome. Honorable Minister of Health Elizabeth Achuei Honorable Deputy Foreign Minister Deng Dau Honorable Dr. Victoria Anib Majur, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health Honorable State Minister Nejwa Mursal Jesper Moller, UNICEF Deputy ...
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The United States Donates 152,950 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine to the Government of South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan, September 14, 2021:  The United States is donating 152,950 doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the people of South Sudan in its response to COVID-19.  This is part of a worldwide effort by the United States to combat the global pandemic, which has resulted in the donation of ...
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