USAID Impact Photo Credit: USAID and Partners

Tag archives for GH Matters

Building Capacity: Racking Warehouses in Ethiopia

An Ethiopian warehouse after support from SCMS, USAID and PEPFAR. Photo credit: Jiro Ose, SCMS

Ethiopia will play a large role in meeting the global goal of putting 15 million people on HIV treatment by 2015 and in helping create an AIDS-free generation. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

Living Positively: The Importance of Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Illustration explaining the importance of medication for children ages 2-6 from AIDSTAR-One’s “Booklet 1: How to Keep Healthy." Photo credit: AIDSTAR-One

Senior Treatment Officer Bisola Ojikutu, at AIDSTAR-One, discusses the positive, transformative effects disclosing an HIV status have for children living with HIV. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

USAID and Merck Put Skin in the Health Finance Game

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah. Photo by: Center for Strategic and International Studies / CC BY-NC-SA

USAID and Merck have joined other donors and companies in a massive ramp-up of an existing public health financing program built to help countries that need health supplies get more bang for their buck. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Baby, Happy Mama: Private Sector Partnership Gets Results with Vouchers

Scovia Ketusiime holds a Healthy Baby voucher. Photo credit: SHOPS

When Scovia Ketusiime was 24 years old and five months pregnant with her second child she made a purchase that might have saved her life, the life of her baby, and that of her 18-month-old: she bought a voucher.Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

Saving Lives of Mothers and Babies through Family Planning

Mother and Child

During the month of May, IMPACT will be highlighting USAID’s work in Global Health. From May 11-17, we will be featuring the important role of mothers and partnerships in Global Health. With memories of Mother’s Day in the U.S. this past weekend still fresh in the mind—family gatherings, celebrations, festive meals, presents, flowers, and more—attention turns to the estimated […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Inspiration for the Journey to an HIV Vaccine

An HIV-positive child at the Muranga District Hospital in Kenya waiting for treatment. Photo credit: Casey Kelbaugh, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University School of Public Health

All the evidence today suggests that, if we persevere, it is just a matter of time before HIV vaccines become available. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

Join My Village Lift Women and Girls out of Poverty

WCDphoto2

Join My Village helps to lift women and girls out of poverty through education while also providing sustainable improvement in maternal and newborn health. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

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 >>

Read the rest of this entry »

Photo of the Week: Celebrating Mothers Everywhere

WCDphoto1

In celebration of mothers everywhere, we will be featuring the important role of mothers and partnerships in Global Health. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Mother’s Day Gift of All

The implementation toolkit to assist countries as they scale up universal treatment strategies. Photo credit: Interagency Task Team

Every day, around 1,000 babies are born with HIV, and there is a growing
recognition that we can decrease that number to near zero. Read more >>

Read the rest of this entry »