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This morning, the White House launched the Presidential Policy Directive on Development (PPD). This is really a great moment for the US and for the development community .
Child undernutrition has historically been – and continues to be – one of the most serious health and development issues we face today. The good news: This problem is preventable. This morning, I joined leaders of governments, international organizations, civil society groups, and private sector companies in creating a collective global commitment to improve child […]
This morning, I had the privilege to meet with leaders from Global Health Initiative (GHI) “Plus” countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Nepal and Rwanda. I was joined by Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control, and Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, to discuss how U.S. global health programs […]
Submitted by Bruce Cogill Ph.D. Chief, USAID’s Nutrition Division Administrator Raj Shah joined a historic gathering of the First Ladies of Africa, who convened to declare nutrition as a critical priority for eliminating poverty. Nutrition is a top priority of both Feed the Future (FTF) and the Global Health Initiative (GHI). To reduce the growing […]
COUNTDOWN TO THE MDG SUMMIT: Global Investment in Malaria Prevention Could Save 3 Million Lives Over Next Five Years
By Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator This morning at the National Press Club, I joined the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) to launch the third report from the Progress & Impact Series “Saving Lives with Malaria Control: Counting Down to the Millennium Development Goals”. The report states that the lives of almost […]
It’s shocking what two little pills can do for someone living with HIV/AIDS. Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs have been a lifesaving advance in the treatment of HIV/AIDS because they limit the virus’ power to weaken the immune system. A stronger immune system means stronger individuals. Instead of sickness and immediate death, HIV becomes a manageable disease. Mothers can continue to take care of their children, husbands can continue to support their families, and children can continue to attend school.
Administrator Shah will officially swear-in Alex Dickie to be the Mission Director-designate to Iraq and Mike Harvey to be the Mission Director-designate to West Bank Gaza. Secretary Clinton gives a speech on the Global Health Initiative (GHI) at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. The GHI is building on the Bush Administration’s successful record […]