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Saving Lives of Children, Unburdening Economies & Shrinking the Malaria Map (for Good)

Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality by half in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Malaria Report 2013 published by the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly 70% of these lives saved were in the 10 countries with the highest malaria burden, and among children under 5 years of age – the group most affected by the disease.

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The Question is King – Turning Princely Investments into Practical Solutions

A new guide from WHO offers researchers and program implementers the rationale for implementation science. Read more >>

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FrontLines: What is Open Development?

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn how the Agency is embracing open development to further its work. Read more >>

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Empowering Mothers to Save Lives

Lifebuoy joined forces with USAID and its Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) to raise awareness of the link between newborn survival and handwashing with soap. Read more >>

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Realizing the Health Goals of the Panama Declaration

What challenges lie ahead to address health inequalities for mothers and children in Latin America and the Caribbean? Read more >>

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The Issue of Inequalities: A Look at the Underlying Causes of Maternal and Child Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

Eliminating preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths globally is an overarching goal of USAID’s work, so we must address the underlying causes. Read more >>

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The LAC Effect: Addressing Inequalities to Save Lives

Assistant Administrator for Global Health reflects on the progress that USAID has made in the Latin America and Caribbean region in ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 17, 2013. Read more >>

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On the Front Lines in Africa

FrontLines editor shares some of her favorite FrontLines stories about our work in Africa. Read more >>

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Making a Fifth Birthday Within Reach

It’s been a year since the United States joined UNICEF and the governments of Ethiopia and India in a bold pledge to end preventable child deaths within a generation. Read more >>

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