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Realizing the Health Goals of the Panama Declaration

What challenges lie ahead to address health inequalities for mothers and children in Latin America and the Caribbean? Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Working for Disabilities in Macedonia

This year’s U.N. General Assembly will focus on development goals for persons with disabilities. Read more >>

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Educating A First-Time Mother

Mother and child with mobile phone.

This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post’s Global Motherhood page to highlight the successes and remaining opportunities in the Every Woman Every Child movement. 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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The LAC Effect: Addressing Inequalities to Save Lives

Assistant Administrator for Global Health reflects on the progress that USAID has made in the Latin America and Caribbean region in ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Read more >>

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Coordinated Efforts Needed to Combat Infant Mortality in Africa

To meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing infant mortality by two thirds before 2015, birth attendants in large numbers must acquire the basic skills and equipment to help newborns breathe.

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A True Data Revolution

“A true data revolution” is necessary if we are to eradicate extreme poverty as part of the next generation of Millennium Development Goals. 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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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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