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Neonatal Alliance Locks in on Largest Contributor to Under-5 Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mother and child. Photo credit: MCHIP

To prevent neonatal deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean, USAID, ministries of health in the region, NGOs, and professional associations, have formed the LAC Neonatal Alliance. Read more >>

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Optifood: A New Tool to Improve Diets and Prevent Child Malnutrition in Guatemala

Woman tends to crops. Photo credit: INCAP

Through the help of multiple partners, including WHO and FANTA, and collaboration between the U.S. Government and the Government of Guatemala, USAID is working towards improving children’s diets in the region. Read more >>

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The Issue of Inequalities: A Look at the Underlying Causes of Maternal and Child Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Eliminating preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths globally is an overarching goal of USAID’s work, so we must address the underlying causes. Read more >>

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The LAC Effect: Addressing Inequalities to Save Lives

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

Assistant Administrator for Global Health reflects on the progress that USAID has made in the Latin America and Caribbean region in ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Read more >>

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From the Field in Vietnam: Small Loans Mean Big Changes for People Living with HIV

In her traditional costume typical of the Thai ethnic minority group in northern Vietnam, Hinh tells her story to a reporter from Vietnam Television with confidence, shining eyes and a radiant smile. Photo Credit: Richard Nyberg/USAID

The USAID HIV Workplace Project, funded under PEPFAR, the USAID HIV Workplace Project. Read more >>

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Launching the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

Group of young adults. Photo credit: Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

Funded by PEPFAR through USAID, the launch of the new Global Social Service Workforce Alliance aims to help the helpers. Read more >>

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Let’s Talk About HIV: The Importance of Dialogue and Information in Adolescent HIV Care

Teen Talk, a new tool from AIDSTAR-One and BIPAI, is a resource for young adults living with HIV. Photo credit: AIDSTAR-One

In recognition of International Youth Day, AIDSTAR-One Senior Treatment Officer discusses the importance of dialogue and information in adolescent HIV care. Read more >>

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Youth, Urbanization and Health

The HealthyActions program in Liberia, under the Advancing Youth Project and in partnership with EDC delivers an HIV and family planning curriculum in alternative high schools for youth that have left the formal education system. Photo credit: USAID

In celebration of International Youth Day, Global Health Youth Advisor discusses U.S. Government and USAID’s health programs impacting urban youth. Read more >>

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HIV+ and Pregnant: A Deadly Combination?

A couple from Nigeria holds their 5-month-old HIV-negative baby. Photo credit: Deidre Schoo, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University School of Public Health

According to new estimates, HIV-positive pregnant women had 8 times the risk of death during pregnancy than HIV-negative pregnant women. Read more >>

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From the Field in Zimbabwe: Unexpectedly HIV-Free

Baby receives health services. Photo credit: USAID

Through USAID and partners’ efforts, the percentage of babies born HIV-positive has decreased significantly in Zimbabwe. Read more >>

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