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Archives for 2013

To Meet Immediate Needs of the Syrian People, Access Is Paramount

Originally featured on the Huffington Post Women bear extraordinary burdens in war. This reality was starkly clear during my recent visits to Turkey and Jordan and as I travelled to Kuwait for the UN’s humanitarian pledging conference for the people of Syria. While traveling last week with Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne […]

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Video of the Week: “Partnering for Progress: Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases Globally”

USAID-funded projects End in Africa and End in Asia have partnered with global organizations to work towards eliminating neglected tropical diseases. Leaders in the field talk about the progress that has been made and their hopes for the future.

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Accelerating Innovation and Impact in Global Health

Global health practitioners are recognizing the need to look beyond their traditional operating models and seek new solutions to reach the world’s most vulnerable. Read more >>

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USAID Visits U.S. Navy “Comfort” and Continues Joint Support of Disaster Response

Visiting the Comfort provided the opportunity for a firsthand view of the capacity and capabilities of the hospital ship, knowledge that provides USAID staff with a foundation for future decisions on crisis or disaster response. Read more >>

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India’s Leadership Furthers Global Child Survival Movement

India’s Call to Action demonstrates leadership and commitment to both the global community and the children of India. Read more >>

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USAID Contest to Recognize Pioneers in Science and Technology for Development

USAID Office of Science and Technology (OST) is excited to announce the Agency’s first-ever Science and Technology Pioneers Prize contest Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Saving Children in India

February 7 marks the start of the National Summit on “Call to Action for Child Survival and Development Read more >>

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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

February 6 marks the 10th observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. Significant efforts have been made at the community, national, and international levels to address the issue. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Mile the Corn Farmer

In Macedonia, the USAID Small Business Expansion Project works with corn farmers on growing their businesses through increasing corn yields and connecting them with regional dairy industry leaders. Read more >>

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Trilateral Development: “We” Is Much Bigger Than “Us”

Success for Latin America and the Caribbean means that the USAID must work itself out of a job. Read more >>

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