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USAID Book Club: Millions Saved

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In Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved, Ruth Levine and the Center for Global Development’s What Works Working Group identify, describe and analyze what has had demonstrable impact, proffering crucial lessons about how to tackle challenges of HIV/AIDS, child survival and global health inequities in the future.

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‘Reaching the Moon’ in Global Health

As the U.N. General Assembly opens, we are in the midst of a global health revolution. Our collective work has delivered extraordinary results – a 70 percent decline in child mortality over the last 50 years, a 41 percent reduction since 1990 alone. Read more>>

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Why We’re Celebrating Global Female Condom Day

An educator demonstrates female condoms with students from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroun. Photo Credit: Association Camerounaise pour le Marketing Social (ACMS).

Today is the first-ever Global Female Condom Day, and women and men around the world are celebrating. Read more >>

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Ask the Expert: Administrator Shah on the AIDS fight

Administrator Shah spoke with GlobalPost on the fight against HIV/AIDS worldwide. Read more >>

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A Shared Vision of Improving Lives

Three decades ago, when AIDS was ravaging communities around the world, some said it would be impossible to provide treatment in resource-poor countries. Read more >>

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African Leaders Call for Scale up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in East and Southern Africa

Dr. Emmanuel Njeuhmeli is the Senior Biomedical Prevention Advisor with USAID and Co-Chair of PEPFAR’s Male Circumcision Technical Working Group. Scientific advances in the treatment and prevention of HIV infection over the past years have created unprecedented optimism that the fight against the HIV/AIDS. Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention is one such […]

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The Journey of Life for Children Living with HIV – From Diagnosis to Adulthood

Not long ago, it was expected that children living with HIV would not survive to adulthood. Today, children living with HIV are thriving through adolescence into adulthood, and doing so in large numbers. Read more >>

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Winning the Fight Against HIV in Children

Originally published at Blog.AIDS.gov. Over thirty years ago, when the fight against HIV first began, the outlook for tackling the pandemic was bleak. Across the world, AIDS was seen as a death sentence. Within just a few years, it had devastated communities from the United States to South Africa. But the world continued to fight, […]

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Modeling Potential Impact on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Throughout my career, I have witnessed the tremendous power of vaccines to prevent sickness and save lives – delivering incredible victories for humanity against diseases such as polio, smallpox and measles. These vaccines would not have been possible without the inspiration, persistence and courage of researchers, volunteers and health workers around the world. And so today, on HIV […]

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Putting Orphans and Vulnerable Children First on the Path to an AIDS-Free Generation

Today marks the 10th anniversary of World AIDS Orphan Day – and an important opportunity to highlight stories of children affected by HIV and AIDS. Despite many gains in the fight against AIDS, children still lag far behind adults in access to important medical services, including HIV prevention, care, and treatment. At the end of […]

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