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Ethiopia Hosts African Leaders to Accelerate Gains in Child Survival

Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Tedros Adhanom opens the African Leadership for Child Survival meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo credit: UNICEF

Today it was an honor for me to join African colleagues in health and development at the opening of the African Leadership for Child Survival – A Promise Renewed. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Call to Action for Child Survival In Ethiopia

School children gathered in Ethiopia. Photo Credit: Nicole Schiegg/USAID

The Government of Ethiopia and former Minister of Health Tedros Adhanom committed to convene the ‘African Leadership for Child Survival—A Promise Renewed’ Meeting January 16-18, 2013, in Addis Ababa. Read more >>

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Ethiopia Shares Best Practice for Maternal and Child Survival

Members of the press interview women at a health center in Mikawa, Ethiopia. Photo credit: Nicole Schiegg

In advance of tomorrow’s African Leadership on Child Survival meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Ministry of Health organized a media site-visit to showcase their community health extension program and its impact on the country’s tremendous reductions in child mortality. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Children’s Saviors on the Front Lines

Community health worker Rosalina Casimiro meets with children in Nampula province, Mozambique, to demonstrate how to purify water prior to drinking. Photo credit: Luisa Chadreque, Pathfinder Nampula

Front-line health workers are the first and often the only link to health care for millions of children in the developing world. Read more >>

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Hope Springs in Burma for Maternal and Child Health

With an economy of over $80 billion, growing at over 5 percent annually, Burma presents unique challenges and opportunities for development Read more >>

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Have a Coke and Some Life-Saving Medicine

When was the last time you heard a woman say, “I went to the hospital to have my baby, but they sent me to the drug shop down the street to buy supplies?”

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Child Survival: Did You Know?

America’s legacy in child survival is a proud one: With strong bipartisan support, U.S. support of global health has saved many millions of lives.  Nearly 30 years ago, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with the support of the U.S. Congress, launched a “child survival revolution” […]

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New Tumblr Features U.S. Action on Child Survival

The Child Survival Call to Action was a momentous occasion where participants from over 80 countries came together and renewed their commitment to end preventable child deaths. Over one month has passed since the Call to Action, and many stakeholders are working hard to support the sustained effort led by UNICEF: A Promise Renewed. There is a lot of promising […]

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Protecting the Lives of Women and Girls: London Summit on Family Planning

Today I joined leaders from around the world at the London Summit on Family Planning to commit to the goal of providing 120 million women in the world’s poorest countries with lifesaving contraceptives, information, and services by 2020. This Summit comes at a crucial time, following up to last month’s Child Survival Call to Action. […]

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Video of the Week: 5th Birthday Campaign

We can work together to end preventable child deaths.  Learn how at http://5thbday.usaid.gov.

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