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The World in Medicine
November 11, 1998

Partnerships Continue

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JAMA. 1998;280(18):1559. doi:10.1001/jama.280.18.1559-JWM80008-6-1

In the midst of economic and social turmoil, the New Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union have received an agreement from two US-based development agencies to continue partnerships aimed at improving the delivery of health care services.

The American International Health Alliance (AIHA) has announced a 5-year agreement with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue managing voluntary partnerships between US-based health institutions and their NIS counterparts. Under the agreement, USAID will provide $75 million during the 5-year period.