Recent Site Articles
Family Planning for the World’s Youth Promotes Peace, Health and Prosperity
by Ellen H. Starbird on 11th July 2016
A mother with her child at the Nhamatanda Health Center in Mozambique. / Arturo Sanabria, Photoshare With close to 600
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Ebola’s Second Punch: Hunger
by Michael Stulman on 28th June 2016
Travel restrictions meant to contain Ebola also kept farmers from their fields, harvests and the markets.
Harmful Child Labor Is Everyone’s Business
by Wendy Blanpied on 15th June 2016
Two little girls reading in Pakistan. / Save the Children “Rose,” 16, never expected to end up living in the
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Responding to Madagascar’s ‘Silent’ Emergency
by Dina Esposito on 10th June 2016
With support from Catholic Relief Services, Sisters of Charity provide hot meals to the elderly and children in Tshiombe.
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Resilient Health Systems Can Prevent and Contain Pandemics
by Irene Koek on 24th May 2016
Resilient health systems can help us mitigate disease outbreaks and avert pandemics. This entails being able to detect and respond to emerging diseases threats, bounce back when adversity strikes, address a wide range of health challenges and offer innovative solutions.
Even Amid a Humanitarian Crisis, Education Cannot Wait
by Evelyn Rodriguez-Perez on 24th May 2016
During emergencies, education often becomes an afterthought. But without it, children are at increased risk of abuse. No one donor can do this alone. We must work together with countries affected by these crises and our education partners.
Q&A: How We Are Working To Rid Mozambique of A Blinding Disease
by Sharone Backers on 17th May 2016
Trachoma, an eye infection that is the world’s leading cause of blindness, plagues millions of people in Mozambique due to poor sanitary conditions. But a collaboration between the government and international partners such as USAID is helping reduce the risk of infection.
Record Population Displacement Shows Needs are Rising
by Andrew Kent on 16th May 2016
Conflict and violence last year caused more than 40 million people to be internally displaced around the world. This record number underscores the importance of addressing growing global needs during the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey later this month.
Delivering Life-Saving HIV/AIDS Drugs Around the World
by Sherif Mowafy on 13th May 2016
For more than 10 years, USAID has been the lead agency innovating in supply chain management — procuring and delivering drugs and laboratory supplies to hospitals and clinics across the globe to achieve an AIDS-free generation.
Leveraging Data and Evidence to Drive Decision Making at USAID
by Negar Akhavi and Brandon Pustejovsky on 6th May 2016
USAID is committed to improving evaluation and data quality to ensure that evidence informs decisions and policies, and improves programs. The Agency has made significant progress over the past five years and is being recognized for these efforts.