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A Success: USAID’s Neglected Tropical Disease Program

There is a group of diseases you don’t hear much about but that has a terrible impact on more than 1 billion people around the world – that’s one sixth of the world’s population. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified 13 of these as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and they include such dreaded illnesses […]

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Integrating Family Planning, HIV, and MNCH Services in Ethiopia and Kenya

A nurse in Meshualekia Health Center, in Addis Ababa, explains how to use the injectable contraceptive, Depo-Provera. The client will also be offered an HIV test as part of the Ministry of Health's efforts to integrate HIV and family planning services. Photo Credit:Ed Scholl, AIDSTAR-One

Programs in Kenya and Ethiopia are leading the way in integrating family planning, HIV, and maternal/neonatal and child health services. Read more >>

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From the Field

Updates from USAID Missions abroad. Read more >>

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Saving Lives Through Smart Investments

As we approach World AIDS Day, many are asking difficult questions about the way forward on global AIDS. Read more >>

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Up Close and Personal With Our Global Health

A whole-of-government effort encourages a more integrated approach to global health, ultimately saving more lives. Read more >>

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Democratic Republic of Congo Joins Malaria Initiative

By expanding women’s access to care and incorporating women’s perspectives into health systems, global health initiatives will improve the lives of women and their families. Read more >>

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From the Field

USAID updates from Missions abroad. Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: Rapid Diagnostic Test for Malaria

(At left) Mr. Moussa Diagne, Entomologist with the Parasite Control Service in Senegal, performs a Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for malaria on Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Special Advisor on Health Policy to the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget

During a three-country visit to health programs in Africa, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Special Advisor on Health Policy, receives a rapid diagnostic test for malaria. Read more >>

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U.S. Pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

USAID joins the U.S.’s commitment to saving lives devastated by AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through the Global Fund. Read more >>

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From the Field

Update from USAID Missions abroad. Read more >>

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