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Delivering Quality, Affordable and Equitable Care to Improve Health

The U.N. High Level Meeting on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases marks only the second time in history the UN has held a special meeting on a health issue: the first was for HIV/AIDS in 2001. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent an urgent and growing global public health concern. In 2008, NCDs — diseases such […]

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Saving Lives Across Nepal: Female Community Health Volunteers

Taking a health sector initiative “to scale” and making it sustainable is a challenging development goal. Ambitious, but achievable. In Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population has succeeded in bringing maternal and child health information and health services to every community in the country. This, in spite of the fact that the majority of […]

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USAID’s Frontlines – April/May 2011

Read the latest edition of FrontLines to learn about the Agency’s work in global health and in Iraq, including these stories: An exclusive interview with U.S. Lt. Gen. John Allen on how the United States’ military and civilian arms found common ground in Iraq. Allen is President Obama’s new nominee to lead U.S. and NATO […]

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Extending Quality Health Services to Underserved Groups through Faith Networks

In Ghana last week, I had the privilege to participate in the Africa Christian Health Associations’ 5th Biennial Conference, “Improving Women’s and Children’s Health in Africa.” Christian Health Associations and networks from Africa and partner organizations met to take stock of their efforts in support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discuss opportunities to […]

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USAID’s Battleground: Expanding Access and Strengthening Health Systems

Administrator Shah: “Our experience with GHI has made it clear: our largest opportunities to improve human health do not lie in optimizing services to the 20% of people in the developing world currently reached by health systems; they lie in extending our reach to the 80% who lack access to health facilities. That is where the […]

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Leading Through Civilian Power

The first ever Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review helps make real the commitment to diplomacy. 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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USAID Commends Major Advance in HIV Prevention Research

In line with President Obama’s Global Health Initiative, USAID is committed to focusing on the needs of women and girls in its health programming worldwide. Read more >>

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Up Close and Personal With Our Global Health

A whole-of-government effort encourages a more integrated approach to global health, ultimately saving more lives. Read more >>

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Democratic Republic of Congo Joins Malaria Initiative

By expanding women’s access to care and incorporating women’s perspectives into health systems, global health initiatives will improve the lives of women and their families. Read more >>

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