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USAID Surpasses Private Sector Credit Milestone

Workers sort rubble in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on August 6, 2010. Photo source: Kendra Helmer/USAID

USAID uses partial loan guarantees to encourage local banks to invest locally in sectors ranging from health to clean energy to infrastructure. Read more >>

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Helping Women Avoid HIV Infection and Transmission

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs and other services that support health in the long term. Read more >>

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 3: Fighting HIV/AIDS

So on this World AIDS Day and in the coming year, we should all honor the 33.3 million people who are currently living with HIV and the millions more who have died from this epidemic. Read more >>

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HIV Prevalence Triples in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Over Past Decade

Photo Credit: USAID/Ukraine

The number of people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia has nearly tripled since 2000 reaching an estimated total of 1.4 million people in 2009. Read more >>

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Fighting HIV With Circumcision

Part six of Zeke Emanuel’s “Africa Diaries.” Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: Commemorating 2010 World AIDS Day

Woman and boy in Mozambique

Our picture of the week is from Mozambique and commemorates World AIDS Day. Read more >>

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Saving Lives Through Smart Investments

As we approach World AIDS Day, many are asking difficult questions about the way forward on global AIDS. Read more >>

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Giving Girls a Chance Against HIV/AIDS

Chimwemwe Banda is one of the many girls who has benefited from a Go Girls! community intervention. Photo Credit: Hilary M. Schwandt/AFP

Meet Chimwemwe Banda, one of the 600 million girls living in poverty who are at increased risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Read more >>

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Promoting Evidence and Action for Respectful Care at Birth

A new USAID-funded report, “Exploring Evidence and Action for Respectful Care at Birth,” presents evidence of abuse of women during childbirth. Read more >>

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The Straight Facts: The Plight of Women

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Women around the globe should be celebrated for their extraordinary contributions in all areas of society. Read more >>

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