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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (6/27/2011 – 7/1/2011) June 27 In a recent report on U.S. Leadership in Global Agricultural Development, Voice of America reported that the U.S. is in the position to lead global efforts on food security. Through the Feed the Future Initiative, led by USAID, a new emphasis is being placed on agricultural development and […]

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (6/6/2011–6/10/2011) June 14 Numerous media outlets covered the GAVI summit that was held in London. The coverage concentrated on the fact that the international vaccine organization exceeded its fundraising goal.  The Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report and The UK’s Daily Mail highlighted USAID and included quotes from USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah. […]

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Renewed Commitment to Global Vaccines and Immunizations Will Save Lives

Originally posted on the White House Blog During a time when we all – including the federal government – need to live within our means and find places to cut spending, any investments made by your government need to meet the test of whether it is an effective and efficient use of taxpayer dollars. Immunizing children […]

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Day of the Child: 250 Million Kids to Receive Life-Saving Immunization

Compiled by Chris Thomas, Ryan Cherlin “The most transformative technology at our disposal, vaccines ensure protection against killer diseases whether children are immunized by pediatricians in the U.S. or by health workers in rural clinics in Africa,” said USAID Administrator Dr. Raj Shah. Yet, vaccine-preventable diseases are still estimated to cause more than 2 million […]

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How You’re About to Help Save the Lives of 4 million Children

The U.S. has been a leader in immunization, but we can’t do it alone. Read more >>

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How We Can Save Over 4 Million Children

A dollar spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life, but greatly reduces spending on future healthcare. Read more >>

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USAID @ UNGA: Thank you for Saving the Lives of Millions of Children

Submitted by Amie Batson Deputy Assistant Administrator, Global Health Today as the United Nations General Assembly begins its review of progress on fighting poverty and disease, I took part in a meeting about something great you did: You helped save the lives of more than 5.4 million children all over the world in the past […]

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