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Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

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When communities as a whole understand the physical and psychological trauma FGM/C causes, social transformation takes place – and this has proven to be the best way to ensure lasting support and an eventual end to the practice.

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The Question is King – Turning Princely Investments into Practical Solutions

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A new guide from WHO offers researchers and program implementers the rationale for implementation science. Read more >>

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USAID Applauds Launch of the 2013 WHO Global Tuberculosis Report

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, PhD, is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health

We stand together with WHO and our international partners to save lives from TB and other diseases, and to develop healthier societies in the countries with the most need. Read more >>

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Realizing the Health Goals of the Panama Declaration

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What challenges lie ahead to address health inequalities for mothers and children in Latin America and the Caribbean? Read more >>

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Coordinated Efforts Needed to Combat Infant Mortality in Africa

Attendees at the session get a primer on the HBB program. Photo credit: Johnson & Johnson

To meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing infant mortality by two thirds before 2015, birth attendants in large numbers must acquire the basic skills and equipment to help newborns breathe.

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Angola Embraces New WHO Guidelines That Pave Way for Universal HIV Treatment for Pregnant Women

Physicians, nurses, and community health workers of Clinical Km 12 with PEPFAR technical consultants during site visit. Photo credit: Dr. Samson Ngonyani

USAID Angola embraces new WHO guidelines that provide an option for universal, lifelong treatment of pregnant mothers who test HIV-positive. Read more >>

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Partnering to Control and Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola

Personnel distribute USAID hygiene kits at a Cholera Treatment Center in Verrettes in the Artibonite department of Haiti. Photo by Kendra Helmer/USAID

Today, USAID became an official member of the Coalition on Water and Sanitation for the Elimination of Cholera in Hispaniola. Read more >>

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Living Positively: The Importance of Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Illustration explaining the importance of medication for children ages 2-6 from AIDSTAR-One’s “Booklet 1: How to Keep Healthy." Photo credit: AIDSTAR-One

Senior Treatment Officer Bisola Ojikutu, at AIDSTAR-One, discusses the positive, transformative effects disclosing an HIV status have for children living with HIV. Read more >>

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Adding Vaccines to Intensify the Assault on Malaria

David Kaslow, MD serves as Director of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. Photo credit: David Kaslow

The international community has made phenomenal progress against malaria, but the gains are fragile. Read more >>

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Better Diagnostics Critical to the Fight against Typhoid

Women and children

When children’s lives are at stake, we need to move quickly. That’s why we need to rise to the challenge of developing better typhoid diagnostics, and soon. Read more >>

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