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The global development community is coming together to make several big decisions on how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. One way to do this is through domestic resource mobilization, or helping countries better fund their own development.
President Obama’s Power Africa initiative aims to help private sector partners realize their potential in scaling affordable energy access to remote communities who live beyond the grid–a key ingredient for spurring economic growth.
The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) is working to eradicate malaria, a completely preventable and treatable disease. For World Malaria Day, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Adm. Ziemer talks about PMI’s successes and what still needs to be done.
Astou Ndiaye came from humble beginnings to the world of basketball, from living with 20
siblings in her native Senegal to making a name for herself in the WNBA. In the process, she became strong, confident and dedicated–she now hopes USAID sports programs can help youth achieve the same.
The vision for the next phase of PEPFAR is partnering to deliver an AIDS-free generation with sustainable results. However, a sustainable response to this epidemic requires intensified action to address major ongoing challenges such as health care financing, health systems and new technologies for treatment and prevention.
Ebola threatens not only lives, but livelihoods. If it is not contained, it could reverse years of development progress for the affected countries. That’s why the United States, along with our international partners, is stepping up to this challenge.
Today, West Africa faces the largest Ebola epidemic in history. A new Grand Challenge for Development is calling on innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs to design better protective solutions for the health care workers leading the battle against Ebola from the front lines.
In honor of Global Female Condom Day, read and share these five facts about female condoms, and help ensure that we continue celebrating successes in advancing sexual and reproductive health for all.
More and more, through our Agency’s ambitious reform agenda, USAID Forward, we create innovative partnerships with the private sector and work in tandem with governments and ministries to identify barriers to education and to remove them.
Three key takeaways: USAID-supported gender analyses in South Africa and Kenya zero in on the best ways to effectively introduce microbicides, an HIV prevention method that women can control.