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Secretary of State Clinton’s statements and actions on global health issues during diplomatic trip to Pakistan, the Middle East, Morocco and Egypt

On October 28, 2009, Secretary of State Clinton began a diplomatic trip to Pakistan, the Middle East, Morocco and Egypt. During her trip, Secretary Clinton discussed U.S. food security policy at a Roundtable with business leaders in Pakistan, announced science envoys and an increased number of health officers in U.S. embassies during remarks at the “Forum for the Future” in Morocco, and commented on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) during an “Embassy Meet and Greet” in Morocco.

Food Security: Read Secretary Clinton’s remarks on USG food security policy given during a roundtable with business leaders in Pakistan here. (October 29, 2009)

Science Envoys and Health Officers: Read Secretary Clinton’s speech at the “Forum for the Future” in Morocco where she announces U.S. science envoys and an increase in the number of health officers at U.S embassies here. Read the State Department’s press release – “Secretary Clinton Announces New Initiatives to Bolster Science and Technology Collaboration With Muslim Communities Around the World” – following Secretary Clinton’s announcements here. Read a press release from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on the U.S. Science Envoy program here. (November 3, 3009)

QDDR: Read Secretary Clinton’s comments on the purpose of the QDDR provided during an Embassy Meet and Greet in Morocco here. (November 3, 2009)

Trip Itinerary and Additional Remarks: Learn more about Secretary Clinton’s trip and read additional remarks here.