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USAID joins the U.S.’s commitment to saving lives devastated by AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through the Global Fund.
This morning, the White House launched the Presidential Policy Directive on Development (PPD). This is really a great moment for the US and for the development community .
Child undernutrition has historically been – and continues to be – one of the most serious health and development issues we face today. The good news: This problem is preventable. This morning, I joined leaders of governments, international organizations, civil society groups, and private sector companies in creating a collective global commitment to improve child […]
This morning, I had the privilege to meet with leaders from Global Health Initiative (GHI) “Plus” countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Nepal and Rwanda. I was joined by Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control, and Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, to discuss how U.S. global health programs […]
Submitted by Bruce Cogill Ph.D. Chief, USAID’s Nutrition Division Administrator Raj Shah joined a historic gathering of the First Ladies of Africa, who convened to declare nutrition as a critical priority for eliminating poverty. Nutrition is a top priority of both Feed the Future (FTF) and the Global Health Initiative (GHI). To reduce the growing […]
COUNTDOWN TO THE MDG SUMMIT: Global Investment in Malaria Prevention Could Save 3 Million Lives Over Next Five Years
By Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator This morning at the National Press Club, I joined the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) to launch the third report from the Progress & Impact Series “Saving Lives with Malaria Control: Counting Down to the Millennium Development Goals”. The report states that the lives of almost […]
It’s shocking what two little pills can do for someone living with HIV/AIDS. Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs have been a lifesaving advance in the treatment of HIV/AIDS because they limit the virus’ power to weaken the immune system. A stronger immune system means stronger individuals. Instead of sickness and immediate death, HIV becomes a manageable disease. Mothers can continue to take care of their children, husbands can continue to support their families, and children can continue to attend school.
Administrator Shah will officially swear-in Alex Dickie to be the Mission Director-designate to Iraq and Mike Harvey to be the Mission Director-designate to West Bank Gaza. Secretary Clinton gives a speech on the Global Health Initiative (GHI) at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. The GHI is building on the Bush Administration’s successful record […]