Fact Sheet: U.S.-Brazil Health Cooperation

November 20, 2021 “Since the beginning of the pandemic, the United States has supported Brazil’s efforts to fight COVID-19 at all levels, building upon decades of scientific and health cooperation to address the most urgent health challenges in Brazil. From donating personal protective equipment and supporting struggling businesses and communities, to donating ventilators and vaccines, ... Read More»

U.S. donates more than 2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines against Covid-19 to Brazil

Another example of U.S. commitment to combat Covid-19 in partnership with Brazil Brasília, November 21, 2021: Early Sunday morning (November 21), Brazil received a donation of 2,187,300 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, provided by the U.S. government. This donation, which arrived at Viracopos International Airport in Campinas (SP), was made through a bilateral agreement ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Brazil to Combat COVID-19

Updated March 19, 2021 U.S. Government The U.S. government has announced assistance to mitigate the health and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19, totaling over US $ 19.7 million (approximately R$ 100 million). These funds include: In June 2020, the “Inspire” (Inhale) emergency pulmonar ventilator, low-cost and patent-free, was developed by a team at USP’s  Polytechnic School, ... Read More»

United States donates US$75 million to fight COVID-19 in Brazil

U.S. government and private sector initiatives aim to reduce pandemic impacts in the country Brasilia, March 19, 2021 – The United States government and private sector are strongly committed to helping the Brazilian people to combat COVID-19 in Brazil and together have already made available over US$ 76 million (R$ 418 million) in a series of initiatives, including ... Read More»

U.S. donates disaster response structure to Minas Gerais 

The mobile structure has 40 beds, power generators and air ventilators  Belo Horizonte, February 10, 2021: The United States of America, through the United States Southern Command of the Department of Defense donated to the government of Minas Gerais a mobile disaster response structure. Aside from the structure, 40 beds, power generators, and air ventilators were also donated to support the population of Minas Gerais during the new coronavirus pandemic and in ... Read More»

USAID announces additional $300,000 to support COVID-19 response in Brazil

Brasilia, February 5, 2021: The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has delivered an additional R$ 1.5 million (US$ 300,000) for emergency COVID-19 response in Brazil. The funds will be used to respond to local health authorities’ priorities to address the needs of the most vulnerable in the Amazon region. ... Read More»

U.S. Support for Efforts to Combat COVID-19 in Amazonas

Brasília, January 28, 2021: In response to the health crisis in Manaus, the US government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Grupo + Unidos, the Partners for the Amazon Platform (PPA) and the UNA + formed the Juntos Pelo Amazonas initiative to acquire hospital supplies and to support actions to confront  and combat Covid-19 ... Read More»

CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil

Brasilia, November 03, 2020: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. government institution responsible for combating disease, opened its new South America regional office in Brasilia, Brazil on October 29,  2020. The new regional office strengthens CDC’s ability to meet its mission of protecting Americans by responding more rapidly to health threats wherever ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General in Recife donates PPE to fight COVID-19

Personal protective equipment was donated to the SAMU on Friday, October 23 Recife, October 23, 2020 – Combating the Covid-19 pandemic is a priority for the governments of the United States and Brazil. This Friday (October 23), the U.S. Consulate General donated approximately 25,000 masks, 14,000 gloves and 12,000 disposable aprons to the Emergency Medical ... Read More»

U.S. Government Donates more than USD $110,000 to the Health System and Communities in Rio

Favela residents and health professionals in Rio de Janeiro will benefit from two donations delivered this week by the U.S. Consulate in Rio to help mitigate the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More»

U.S. Delivers to Brazil 600 State-of-the-Art Ventilators

Brasilia, August 28, 2020: The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered, on August 28, to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, a third shipment of 200 brand new, state-of-the-art ventilators to assist its fight against COVID-19. To date, USAID has donated a total of 600 ventilators to Brazil. The donation ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: U.S. Private Sector Assistance to Mitigate Impacts of COVID-19 in Brazil

The COVID-19 crisis has mobilized the whole world, and many U.S. companies are engaged in initiatives to help combat the impacts of the pandemic globally. Some of them are present in Brazil and have partnered with local governments and organizations to implement campaigns and make donations in money, services and equipment. The aim is to ... Read More»

United States awards grant for production of low-cost ventilators in São Paulo

São Paulo, July 15, 2020: A group of researchers led by Prof. Marcelo Zuffo and Prof. Raul Lima from the Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo received almost US$ 200,000 (1 million reais) from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global to produce low-cost ventilators for use by hospitals in São Paulo.  On July 15, ... Read More»

U.S. government announces additional US $6 million in COVID-19 related assistance for Brazil

Total U.S. assistance is raised to over $12.5 million (approximately R$ 66 million) Brasilia, May 29, 2020:  The United States has announced that it is providing an additional US $6 million (approximately R$ 32 million) in humanitarian assistance to Brazil for emergency activities in health, water, sanitation, and hygiene and to mitigate the health impacts of COVID-19 ... Read More»

United States announces additional US $2.5 million in COVID-19 related assistance for Brazil

The United States has announced that it is providing an additional US $2.5 million in assistance to Brazil to mitigate the health and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. The new funds raise the total U.S. government assistance to $6.5 million (approximately R$ 37 million) to date.   Read More»

U.S. government announces additional US$ 3 million to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in Brazil

The U.S. Government, via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has committed approximately US $3 million (over R$ 17 million) to support Brazil’s public health emergency response to COVID-19. The CDC will work closely with Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) and the Ministry of Health, with which the Embassy maintains longstanding health cooperation. Read More»
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