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Photo of the Week: Eating a Healthy Snack

Peanut butter made from a lab nourishes nursery school children in Guyana. Read more >>

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Winning the Battle Against Undernutrition and Stunting

No child, no mother, no country should ever have to suffer the injustice of a lack of nutrition in the 21st century. Read more >>

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Contraceptives Save and Improve Lives

Each year an estimated 74.4 million unintended pregnancies occur in the developing world; primarily among women who had an unmet need for effective contraception. Family planning programs, which provide counseling, services and contraceptive supplies, empower couples to make important decisions about the timing and spacing of their children. By choosing the healthiest times for childbirth, […]

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13 Year Old Innovator Invents Device to Save People in Rural Africa

During the famine, hundreds of children who were too weak to walk were left by the roadside to die when their parents could no longer carry them on the long trek to a refugee center. Parents were forced to decide which children lived, and which were left behind.

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Living Positively: The Importance of Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Senior Treatment Officer Bisola Ojikutu, at AIDSTAR-One, discusses the positive, transformative effects disclosing an HIV status have for children living with HIV. Read more >>

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Better Diagnostics Critical to the Fight against Typhoid

When children’s lives are at stake, we need to move quickly. That’s why we need to rise to the challenge of developing better typhoid diagnostics, and soon. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Education in Kenya

Education is an important component of reducing poverty, promoting peace, and empowering individuals to participate in democratic institutions. Read more >>

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Separating Children from Armed Groups in the DRC

Since 2011, USAID, UNICEF and local partners’ child protection work with UNICEF has separated over 1,100 children from armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Video of the Week: Help a Child Reach 5

For the first time in history, we have the available knowledge and technologies to reach the world’s most marginalized children with life-saving interventions. .

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Round-the-Clock Aid for a Syrian Baby

Syrian baby Dia’a is expected to make a full recovery with the help of U.S.-funded medical care. Read more >>

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