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MCHIP Spurs Action to Protect Women from Excessive Bleeding After Childbirth

Women waiting for newborn care at a nursery. Photo credit: MCHIP

Excessive bleeding after birth is easily preventable with lifesaving drugs, yet it is the largest killer of women giving birth. Can a cutting-edge tool for estimating the number of women receiving these drugs help to halt these senseless deaths? Read more >>

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Harnessing S&T for Global Development

Indonesia Laboratory technical at Hasan Sadikin Hospital in Bandung (West Java) performs multi-drug resistant TB tests using GeneXpert as part of a pilot project supported by USAID. Photo credit: Roni Chandra

USAID Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation shares a discussion on how science, technology and innovation is helping to tackle development challenges in Indonesia. Read more >>

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Knowledge-Sharing in MHealth is Critical to Providing Life-Saving Solutions for Moms

Participants looking pleased with access to health information on their mobile phones. Photo credit: Living Goods

In order for mobile to be scaled to address health issues, global communities must come together to openly share lessons learned Read more >>

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USAID Applauds Launch of the 2013 WHO Global Tuberculosis Report

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, PhD, is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health

We stand together with WHO and our international partners to save lives from TB and other diseases, and to develop healthier societies in the countries with the most need. Read more >>

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Empowering Mothers to Save Lives

Children benefit from handwashing. Photo credit: Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy joined forces with USAID and its Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) to raise awareness of the link between newborn survival and handwashing with soap. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013.

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Family Planning Improves and Saves Lives

A community health worker in Malawi counsels a woman on her family planning options at a gathering place in her community. USAID works in more than 45 countries around the globe to increase access to family planning information and services for all who want them. Photo credit: Liz Bayer

Today, World Contraception Day, draws attention to the fact that more than 222 million women in the developing world say they want to delay or avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern method of contraception. Read more >>

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Realizing the Health Goals of the Panama Declaration

A Promise Renewed

What challenges lie ahead to address health inequalities for mothers and children in Latin America and the Caribbean? Read more >>

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Empowering Women with the Female Condom

RH Councillor Jonathan Kabanda in a councilling session with client Pauline Phiri at SFH Obote Site, Livingstone, Zambia. Photo credit: PSI

In recognition of Global Female Condom Day, Population Services International reflects on how they’re working with USAID to use female condoms as tools to prevent HIV transmission. Read more >>

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Educating A First-Time Mother

Mother and child with mobile phone.

This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post’s Global Motherhood page to highlight the successes and remaining opportunities in the Every Woman Every Child movement. Read more >>

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