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Empowering Mothers to Save Lives

Children benefit from handwashing. Photo credit: Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy joined forces with USAID and its Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) to raise awareness of the link between newborn survival and handwashing with soap. Read more >>

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Optifood: A New Tool to Improve Diets and Prevent Child Malnutrition in Guatemala

Woman tends to crops. Photo credit: INCAP

Through the help of multiple partners, including WHO and FANTA, and collaboration between the U.S. Government and the Government of Guatemala, USAID is working towards improving children’s diets in the region. Read more >>

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The Issue of Inequalities: A Look at the Underlying Causes of Maternal and Child Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

PromiseRenewed

Eliminating preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths globally is an overarching goal of USAID’s work, so we must address the underlying causes. Read more >>

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The LAC Effect: Addressing Inequalities to Save Lives

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, PhD, is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health

Assistant Administrator for Global Health reflects on the progress that USAID has made in the Latin America and Caribbean region in ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Read more >>

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A Promise Renewed: A Great Global Ambition and Every Father’s Dream

A mother plays with her infant as she waits outside a health post in Ethiopia. Photo credit: USAID

We have an unprecedented opportunity to virtually end preventable child death. Read more >>

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Partnerships Put “Action” into the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control Pneumonia and Diarrhoea

Mind the GAPPD poster

As the first-ever Integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea tackles the two leading killer diseases of children less than five years old. Read more >>

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Malaria is a Marathon, Not a 50-yard Dash

Mass distribution of mosquito nets is a key tactic for achieving universal mosquito net coverage. Photo credit: USAID

When it comes to the wily mosquito, every day has to be World Malaria Day. Read more >>

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In Tajikistan, Little Drops Make the River

School children in Khatlon enjoy their first taste of drinking water outside their school. Photo credit: USAID

Where one in six child deaths is related to waterborne diseases, USAID is helping communities build sustainable pipe networks.

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USAID In the News

USAID Administrator visits a small medical practice that delivers affordable health care to poor Burmese in Rangoon. March 7, 2013. Photo: Richard Nyberg/USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of February 25, 2013. Read more >>

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1,000 Photos

As of today, 1,000 people around the world have posted photos of their 5th birthday in support of the Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday awareness campaign. From Secretary Hillary Clinton and Kay Warren to Tony Hawk and Mandy Moore, government representatives, faith-based and civil society leaders, celebrity activists and athletes have uploaded photos of themselves at […]

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