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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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Video of the Week: Clean Kumasi: Digital Tools to Transform Urban Waste Management

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This video shows the IDEO.org and WSUP teams in action, and the lessons learned from rural community-led total sanitation efforts. Read more >>

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A New Era: Reflections on USAID’s First Public Consultation of a Draft Policy

Taken during a United Nations flight, the photo shows one of the many campsites that have sprouted throughout Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since more than 1 million people were left homeless after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. Photo credit: Andrea Sternberg, USAID

Last month USAID distributed for public comment a new policy to help communities provide pro-poor services in the midst of unprecedented urban growth, and received 100 comments. Read more >>

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This Week at USAID – October 4, 2010

Update of USAID events for week of October 10, 2010. Read more >>

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