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The United States Delivers COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Burkina Faso

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Since July, 2021 the United States has donated 2,973,030 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Burkina Faso. This includes 2,502,630 Pfizer and 470,400 J&J doses. Of the 2,973,030 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

U.S. Relationship

U.S.-Burkina Faso Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in 1960, following its independence from France. In addition to regional peace and stability, U.S. interests in Burkina Faso are to promote continued democratization and greater respect for human rights, and to encourage sustainable economic development. Countering terrorism and strengthening border security are of growing importance in Burkina Faso. The U.S. and
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U.S. Assistance to Burkina Faso

U.S. development assistance to Burkina Faso focuses on increasing food security; improving education; strengthening malaria control; family planning reproductive health services; and addressing threats of meningitis, influenza, and other communicable diseases. Burkina Faso was named a focus country for the President’s Malaria Initiative. U.S. assistance also aims to increase production of high-potential agricultural zones, enhance access to markets, and increase
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Bilateral Economic Relations

Burkina Faso is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. U.S. exports to Burkina Faso include machinery, vehicles, and rice. The top U.S. import from Burkina Faso is gold. Investment possibilities include Burkina Faso’s energy, mining and communications sectors. The U.S. has signed a trade and investment framework agreement with the West African Economic and
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