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From the Field

In Nepal, to commemorate International Women’s Day, thousands of Nepalese women marched the streets to promote women as international leaders.  Check out the video here. In Jamaica, we will begin activities to highlight the dissemination of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Democracy Survey. In Madagascar, we will sign a three-year agreement with Catholic […]

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Inspired and Humbled by Nepal’s Female Health Workers in the Rural Villages of Salyan

Female Community Health Volunteers of Marke District, Nepal, work to enhance health awareness, improve health standards, and save lives throughout their communities by utilizing the training they've received through the USAID-supported Nepal Family Health Program. Photo Credit: Margy Bailey/USAID

After a one-hour prop plane ride from Kathmandu, followed by an 11-hour rocky drive through the stunning hills and valleys of Mid-Western Nepal’s upper hilly region, our team reached Salyan District’s remote and rural villages. We were there to video the successes of the USAID-supported, 50,000-strong Female Community Health Volunteer project.  Working in every district […]

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USAID/Nepal Supported Women’s Football League Tournament Comes to a Glorious End

By: Stuti Basnyet, USAID/Nepal On January 12, Jed Meline, USAID’s Acting Mission Director in Nepal, and I flew down to Dhangadi, a district in Nepal’s far-western region, to attend the championship of an eight-day women’s football (soccer) league tournament. This was a unique outreach opportunity. Most field trips we embark on are meant to either […]

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Accounting for Better Health in Nepal

USAID assists over 48,000 Female Community Health Volunteers to provide health care information and services to rural communities.  This program has decreased childhood deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea – Nepal’s top two child killers. Photo Credit: USAID/Global Health

While we often think of the importance of doctors, nurses, community health workers and even politicians as being the key to strong health systems, it is just as critical to have lawyers, accountants, and governance experts who understand the technical aspects of ensuring that doctors and nurses have what they need to be successful by […]

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From the Field

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USAID In the News – August 14-19

USAID continues to work around the clock to provide assistance to flood-ravaged Pakistan.  Administrator Shah described the latest efforts to NPR while Mark Ward, acting director of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, laid out the challenges in an interview with CNN.  Dr. Shah accompanied Secretary Clinton and Special Representative Holbrooke and to New York to urge […]

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