As we celebrate World Health Worker Week, we recognize the tireless efforts of facility- and community-based health workers to achieve an AIDS-free generation, and we advocate that the international community continue to invest in them.
Archives for 2016
A new analysis reveals how a persistent divide between policy and practice threatens to impede progress on childhood TB in Africa. Join us on World TB Day to learn more about how we’re working to overcome this and fight TB — a preventable and curable disease.
In this series, we interview Cameron Bess, a senior research advisor working on a competitive grants program, who shares why he became a AAAS fellow and the role that scientists and engineers can play in accelerating international development outcomes.
Community health workers are vital in the effort to achieve global goals and help women and children survive, thrive and transform for the better the communities in which they live.
A new USAID-supported monthly vaginal ring is the first HIV prevention method designed specifically for women to be confirmed effective in two large clinical trials. This innovative product has the potential to contribute to the goal of an AIDS-free generation.
USAID’s new nutrition strategy is creating life-changing results. Read on to learn how integrating sectors like agriculture into nutrition programs has had a big impact on communities in Northern Ghana.
University students in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are building a database on land ownership, hoping it will lead to a more peaceful future.
Healthy Beginnings: New Evidence Cites Breastfeeding’s Health Benefits for Moms, Babies and Economies
New evidence reveals the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. At USAID, breastfeeding is an important component of our work to promote adequate nutrition among some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children.