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Neonatal Alliance Locks in on Largest Contributor to Under-5 Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

To prevent neonatal deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean, USAID, ministries of health in the region, NGOs, and professional associations, have formed the LAC Neonatal Alliance. Read more >>

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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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New Mobile Clinics Take to the Road in Lesotho

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation teamed up with the Lesotho Ministry of Health to launch two mobile health care clinics. Read more >>

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HIV+ and Pregnant: A Deadly Combination?

According to new estimates, HIV-positive pregnant women had 8 times the risk of death during pregnancy than HIV-negative pregnant women. Read more >>

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From the Field in Zimbabwe: Unexpectedly HIV-Free

Through USAID and partners’ efforts, the percentage of babies born HIV-positive has decreased significantly in Zimbabwe. Read more >>

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From the Field in South Sudan: Mother of Nine Helps Rural Women Deliver Safely

Mary Konyo is dedicated to saving the lives of pregnant women in her community in South Sudan. Read more >>

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Demographic and Health Survey Show Positive Results in Haiti

A newly released nationwide health survey of Haiti shows continuing positive trends on key health-care indicators in particular those of Haitian women and children. Read more >>

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SPRING to Better Nutrition Across the Globe

Maternal undernutrition is correlated with the risk of developing nutrition related non-communicable diseases later in life. Read more >>

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SMART Training Enables Egyptian Woman to Educate Community on Nutrition, Healthy Behaviors

USAID-funded SMART project focuses on improving maternal and neonatal health and nutrition, and works through community development associations in Upper and Lower Egypt. Read more >>

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What I Saw and Learned in Southeast Asia and Why I Left Inspired

Chelsea Clinton reflects on her travels across Southeast Asia, delivering clean water as part of Procter & Gamble’s Clinton Global Initiative commitment in Myanmar. Read more >>

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