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The Issue of Inequalities: A Look at the Underlying Causes of Maternal and Child Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

Eliminating preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths globally is an overarching goal of USAID’s work, so we must address the underlying causes. Read more >>

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It’s The Silent Killer: Undernutrition

The U.S. Government through USAID and the Feed the Future initiative are striving to cut the death toll for children under 5 years old. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez on Global Nutrition

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview Blog Series, we chat with Ariel Pablos-Mendez on USAID’s work to improve global nutrition and the progress we’ve made. 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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Building a More Nutritious Future for All

At a landmark event in London this weekend, global government, business, and civil society leaders will join together to commit to a different future — one in which every child benefits from the nutrition needed to grow and thrive. Read more >>

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Lancet Series Puts Spotlight on Global Tuberculosis Efforts

On May 19th, ‘The Lancet’ released a special series on tuberculosis, which includes a series of papers and comments highlighting the need for new tools, the threat posed by drug-resistant strains, results of current control efforts and other issues about TB worldwide http://www.thelancet.com/series/tuberculosis. While treatment strategies saved six million lives and 36 million cases of […]

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