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Using Technology For STH Control

There has been interesting progress in the use of mobile technology, like this smart phone, in the fight against NTDs. Photo credit: InterAction

The reach of mobile phones into even the poorest and most remote parts of the world has shown these devices to be the tool of choice for civil and social transformation. Read more >>

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Pharmaceutical Management – Assuring the Quality and Safety of Medicines

By Maria A. Miralles, PhD, USAID’s Senior Pharmaceutical Management Advisor At the moment of using a medicine, do we trust that the product is of good quality and will not cause us any harm?   For those who live in countries with competent regulatory agencies and functioning systems, the answer is yes and this trust is […]

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Zambia: Where the Roads End, Logistics Continue

During the rainy season, an ox cart is the only reliable way to get health commodities across the flooded plains to rural health centers in Zambia’s Western province. Photo Credit: USAID/Zambia

The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT is partnering with Zambia’s Ministry of Health to help bring drugs and medical supplies to patients. Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: Commemorating 2010 World AIDS Day

Woman and boy in Mozambique

Our picture of the week is from Mozambique and commemorates World AIDS Day. Read more >>

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How We Can Save Over 4 Million Children

A dollar spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life, but greatly reduces spending on future healthcare. Read more >>

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