A newly released nationwide health survey of Haiti shows continuing positive trends on key health-care indicators in particular those of Haitian women and children. Read more >>
Tag archives for Cholera
Partnering to Control and Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola
Today, USAID became an official member of the Coalition on Water and Sanitation for the Elimination of Cholera in Hispaniola. Read more >>
Aid to Internally Displaced Persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
USAID has responded to urgent needs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by airlifting more than $270,000 worth of emergency relief supplies to the region.
Pounds of Prevention – Focus on West Africa Cholera
In this USAID Pounds of Prevention article, we examine the problem of cholera in West Africa.
On World Water Day, Rain Water Harvesting Highlighted in Zimbabwe
USAID/Zimbabwe commemorated World Water Day 2011 on March 23 with a special ceremony to draw attention to the efficiency and effectiveness of rainwater collection as a way to provide clean water to families and schools. The event took place at the Tasimukira Primary School in Chitungwiza, outside the capital, Harare. Since 2009, USAID has supported […]
U.S. Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Haiti
Our goal is to ensure every Haitian receives information about how to prevent infection and how to recognize the early symptoms of cholera. Read more >>
Health and Development in Southern Sudan
This afternoon we visited two sites where USAID, together with community groups, is helping improve health in Juba. Sudan is a top U.S. government foreign policy priority; we need this country to be on a stable, peaceful path, which in turn is crucial to regional security. Ultimately this means transitioning from humanitarian assistance to long-term […]