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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013. Read more >>

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“Come Back at Night and You Will Understand”

USAID is working with the U.S., African governments and the international business community to bring reliable, clean power to Africa. Read more >>

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The Power of Mobile to Improve Women’s Health

Mobile technology has made possible innovative new ways to deliver health information and services. Read more >>

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Increasing Access to Education in Northern Nigeria

Through its Northern Education Initiative, USAID is working in Nigeria to strengthen state and local governments’ capacity to deliver basic education service. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Pumping Water to Urban Nigeria

USAID’s Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa project expands and improves water services to residents.

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Saving Lives at Birth Innovator Named CNN Hero of the Year

Midwife in Samaru Clinic using typical kerosene lighting. Photo credit: We Care Solar

In March, Saving Lives at Birth innovator, Dr. Laura Stachel of We Care Solar, was named a CNN Hero of the Year. Read more >>

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Yesterday USAID was proud to host the International Women of Courage awardees. Read more >>

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Live @ UNGA – Day Three

Day three at UNGA included two marquee events spotlighting progress to date on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

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On the road with SCMS, Part One: In Nigeria, PEPFAR partners pool procurement of life-saving commodities

In this three part series, Jay Heavner, Director of Knowledge Sharing and Communication at Supply Chain Management System (SCMS), highlights his experiences visiting three countries in Africa to observe SCMS project sites. On a documentation tour of Nigeria earlier this month, I visited sites in four states plus the capital, Abuja, to document the progress […]

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Paving the Way for a Measles-Free Nigeria

Guest Post by: Andrea Gay, Executive Director of Children’s Health at the United Nations Foundation For the last ten years, I have seen thousands of children cry after being pricked by needle for a vaccination against measles –a deadly disease that is preventable by one quick, albeit painful, shot. I witnessed it again this week […]

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