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Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy

Our Mission

The Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy (GHSD) leads and coordinates the Department’s work on strengthening global health security to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS. The Bureau leads U.S. diplomatic engagement; leverages and helps coordinate U.S. foreign assistance; and promotes international cooperation at the national, regional, and multilateral levels to better protect the United States and the world from health threats. The Bureau elevates and integrates global health security as a core component of U.S. national security and foreign policy.

U.S. Department of State

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