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Democratic Republic of Congo Joins Malaria Initiative

By expanding women’s access to care and incorporating women’s perspectives into health systems, global health initiatives will improve the lives of women and their families. Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: Rapid Diagnostic Test for Malaria

(At left) Mr. Moussa Diagne, Entomologist with the Parasite Control Service in Senegal, performs a Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for malaria on Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Special Advisor on Health Policy to the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget

During a three-country visit to health programs in Africa, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Special Advisor on Health Policy, receives a rapid diagnostic test for malaria. Read more >>

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U.S. Pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

USAID joins the U.S.’s commitment to saving lives devastated by AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through the Global Fund. Read more >>

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From the Field

Update from USAID Missions abroad. Read more >>

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USAID Strengthens Malaria Control Efforts in Africa

Thanks to a little teamwork, efforts toward sustainable malaria control in Africa just received a boost. Indoor residual spraying (IRS), a mainstay of malaria eradication efforts for decades, has typically involved oversight by health specialists trained in IRS application.

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