Recent Site Articles
Temperature Check: Border Screening of Travelers Key to Stopping Ebola from Spreading
by Alma Golden on 14th September 2018
With confirmation of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, health officials have focused on border screening as a method to identify travelers who could pose a danger to local communities.
Building Stronger Democratic Societies from the Ground Up in Eastern Europe & Eurasia
by Erin McCarthy on 13th September 2018
USAID is committed to supporting local leaders and civil society who are committed to fostering democratic progress from the ground up.
The Hidden Costs of Fistula Repair Surgery
by Bianca Devoto on 7th September 2018
USAID has supported over 50,000 fistula repair surgeries to women, but many still lack access to this critical surgery that can restore their sense of empowerment, their ability to work, and their role in their community. New findings in Nigeria and Uganda have identified key barriers to seeking fistula care and improve fistula programs as well as future steps to accelerate progress.
The Nature of Self-Reliance: Charting 20 Years of USAID’s Work in Community Enterprises and Conservation
by Megan Hill on 31st August 2018
USAID is committed to building local self reliance and conserving biodiversity so that people and nature thrive.
Youth Continue to Drive Change in Belgrade
by Gretchen Birkle on 21st August 2018
USAID is committed to fostering the next generation of youth leaders in Serbia.
Building the Next Generation of Business-Minded Global Health Leaders
by Rachel Fowler on 30th July 2018
Graduate students from all over the world joined partners GlaxoSmithKline, Northwestern University and USAID to apply their business and
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How One Simple Solution Has Saved Thousands of Babies
by Mateo Haddad and Bethany Reyes on 26th July 2018
From saving one baby’s life to saving thousands, USAID is dedicated to ending preventable deaths in newborns. Learn how one, simple solution has impacted over 1.3 million newborns all around the world.
In Belarus, Women Lead the Way
by Margot Ellis on 23rd July 2018
Women are making big moves in business, tech and community development across Belarus. Find out how an all-women USAID country team is driven both personally and professionally to empower women to transform this post-Soviet country.
The Next Generation of Scientists
by Sara Cardelle on 27th June 2018
During the 2018 Intel ISEF, USAID recognized 12 students for the Science for Development Award. Learn how USAID is dedicated to investing into high school students who are helping to solve development challenges.
Communities on the Road to Recovery and Healing In Post-Ebola Sierra Leone
by Abdul Samba Brima on 25th June 2018
In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, community healing dialogues are transforming communities. They have become a forum where communities can talk about a range of issues, from stigma related to Ebola to broader concerns, and find solutions to those issues themselves, leading to resiliency and reintegration.