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The Story Behind the Headline: Investments in Implementation Science Tackle HIV Prevention in Swaziland

USAID, through PEPFAR, is partnering with a global health center at Columbia University to evaluate an innovative approach to HIV prevention in countries like Swaziland. Read more >>

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Call for Video Submissions: Social Media + Development

USAID invites development partners to showcase work in using social media for development through video at our #Popcorn + International Development event on February 21 during Social Media Week. Read more >>

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Can Transitional Justice Prevent Conflicts?

In 2011, President Obama launched the Presidential Studies Directive on Mass Atrocities, or PSD-10, a ground-breaking call for all major U.S. government agencies to engage on the issue of preventing mass atrocities and genocide worldwide. Read more >>

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Under Five Child Survival Under Microscope at Summit

This week child survival is under critical review in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia about markedly improving child survival rates. Read more >>

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U.S. Recognition of Government of Somalia for First Time in 20 Years

Yesterday, the U.S. government formally recognized the Government of Somalia for the first time in 20 years. Read more >>

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USAID’s Youth in Development Policy: Investing in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health

The first-ever USAID Youth in Development Policy provides important opportunities to involve global youth in shaping our development agenda and advancing their health and rights. Read more >>

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Ethiopia Hosts African Leaders to Accelerate Gains in Child Survival

Today it was an honor for me to join African colleagues in health and development at the opening of the African Leadership for Child Survival – A Promise Renewed. Read more >>

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Ethiopia Shares Best Practice for Maternal and Child Survival

In advance of tomorrow’s African Leadership on Child Survival meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Ministry of Health organized a media site-visit to showcase their community health extension program and its impact on the country’s tremendous reductions in child mortality. Read more >>

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Public, Private, and Civil Society Partnerships in Action

An alliance between USAID, Save the Children and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. maximizes the use of resources and helps to identify new solutions to challenges affecting Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Fighting Modern Day Slavery

Since 2005, USAID and the Government of Bangladesh have collaborated to address human trafficking on two fronts: by preventing it and by alleviating the suffering of its victims. Read more >>

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