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Embracing Innovation and Discovery to Accelerate Global Health Progress

Improving women’s and children’s health is critical to the development of successful economies and stable communities. Read more >>

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Improving Tuberculosis Treatment for Children

USAID is teaming up with TB Alliance to change course, help our children, and brighten the future prospects for the youngest TB patients. Read more >>

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Asking the Right Research Questions to Achieve Global Health Goals

USAID Global Health is engaged with 30 research partnerships in 23 countries to solve challenges in the implementation and scale-up of high impact maternal, newborn, and child health interventions. Read more >>

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Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Evidence Informing Impact for Global Health

Beyond effectiveness studies, we need studies that focus on the implementation and adoption of public health interventions, also known as implementation science. Read more >>

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Freeing Women from Violence Leads to Healthier Lives

The health sector can play a vital role in preventing gender-based violence. Read more >>

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Microbicides, Vaccines, and TB Diagnostics Oh My! What’s New in HIV/AIDS Research?

In December 2012, USAID released a new strategy to address some of the world’s most challenging health and development issues through new technologies, research and evaluation. Read more >>

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USAID’s Youth in Development Policy: Investing in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health

The first-ever USAID Youth in Development Policy provides important opportunities to involve global youth in shaping our development agenda and advancing their health and rights. Read more >>

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FrontLines Feature: A USAID Legacy in Latin America: Smaller Families and Better Health

Today, more than 1,000 men and women like Hernández are involved in the country’s ambitious community-based efforts to improve health by helping parents decide the size of their families. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Clean Cookstoves: Saving Trees and Lives in Tanzania

Video of the Week: Clean Cookstoves: Saving Trees and Lives in Tanzania. This video features the work of a USAID funded project “Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development” (BALANCED). Read more >>

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Building the Foundations for Sustainable Health Services

I am proud to serve as the Assistant Administrator for Global Health, where I’ve often remarked that I feel like a kid in a candy store when I think about all of the important work going on at USAID, especially in global health.

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