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A Roadside Attraction in Djibouti: Community and Condoms at the SafeTStop

A center for recreation and HIV education in Ethiopia, called”SafeTStop,” features testing and treatment on the premises. Read more >>

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FP2020: Plans, Partnerships and Progress – One Year On

One year after the London Summit on Family Planning, FP2020 continues to accelerate progress towards achieving our goal of reaching an additional 120 million women with lifesaving contraceptive information, services and supplies by 2020. Read more >>

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Pledge Guarantee for Health: Working Better, Faster and Smarter

Pledge Guarantee for Health allows countries to accelerate delivery of, and access to, necessary health commodities. Read more >>

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USAID’s Employee HIV Testing Campaign

In honor of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, USAID offered free HIV screening to all USAID employees. Read more >>

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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 >>

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Health Education in Malawi: Helping Create Safer Advancing Behaviors

The goal of BRIDGE is lasting, positive change that not only prevents new HIV infections, but also strengthens the ability of Malawi’s communities to care for and protect themselves. Read more >>

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Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Family Planning and Integrated Development in Tanzania

Filmed in the northern coastal region of Tanzania, the short documentary “Healthy People, Healthy Environment” showcases an innovative approach to development Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: USAID Launches Water Strategy

The U.S. Government’s first Water and Development strategy has health and food security as priorities, highlighting the critical role of water in saving lives. Read more >>

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USAID and Merck Put Skin in the Health Finance Game

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah. Photo by: Center for Strategic and International Studies / CC BY-NC-SA

USAID and Merck have joined other donors and companies in a massive ramp-up of an existing public health financing program built to help countries that need health supplies get more bang for their buck. Read more >>

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Happy Baby, Happy Mama: Private Sector Partnership Gets Results with Vouchers

When Scovia Ketusiime was 24 years old and five months pregnant with her second child she made a purchase that might have saved her life, the life of her baby, and that of her 18-month-old: she bought a voucher.Read more >>

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