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L'Administrateur Adjoint Wade Warren rencontre les agents de santé du sud-ouest de Madagascar
April 29, 2014

L’Administrateur Adjoint de l’Agence des Etats-Unis pour le Développement International (USAID) chargé de la Santé Mondiale, Monsieur Wade Warren, était en visite à Madagascar du 27 avril au 3 mai pour en apprendre davantage sur les programmes de santé de l’USAID Madagascar et constater de visu le travail novateur qu’elle accomplit dans le pays. L’USAID est, en effet, le plus important partenaire bilatéral dans le domaine de la santé et le budget qu’elle a alloué cette année pour le secteur à Madagascar est de 48 millions USD.

Mettre fin aux décès évitables de la mère et de l’enfant constitue une priorité pour l’USAID dans le monde entier. L’USAID Madagascar est déterminée à mettre en œuvre des interventions à forte incidence sur la mère, le nouveau-né et sur la survie de l’enfant et qui s’attaquent de manière importante aux causes principales de la mortalité. Pour renforcer l’impact de son travail, l’USAID Madagascar identifie des solutions innovantes aux problèmes difficiles, comme les soins du cordon ombilical chez le nouveau-né.

Still operating in rural Moroni
March 20, 2013

Poverty and the absence of opportunities for productive employment are the known primary causes for human trafficking.  Today, the Comoros is considered to be source country of men, women and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.  Therefore, to counteract human trafficking in the Comoros, the USAID mission to Madagascar and the Comoros has awarded a grant to PlaNet Finance in the amount of $317,000 to implement a microfinance program which will create employment and income generation opportunities.  

February 28, 2013

 USAID/Madagascar announced a five-year $36 million health program on February 28. The new Integrated Social Marketing Program (ISM), implemented by PSI Madagascar nationwide, will improve people’s health and increase the use of health products and services.

The US Government has provided emergency relief to cyclone victims
February 27, 2013

In the immediate aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Haruna, which struck Madagascar’s exposed and populated southwest coast as a category two cyclone on 22 February, the United States Government has announced it will provide U.S. $50,000 in emergency relief to provide material assistance for cyclone victims. 

October 11, 2012

The US government through USAID has committed for decades to supporting the Malagasy people in fighting poverty. USAID launched officially in August 2011 the Malagasy Healthy Families (MAHEFA) program, a $35 million 5-year community-based integrated health program that provides quality health cares to rural populations in isolated areas in northern and northwestern Madagascar.

May 24, 2012

Figures speak for themselves—fifty percent of children under five years in Madagascar are acutely or chronically malnourished. The US government through USAID/Madagascar and its community health project, Santenet2, is working to put an end to this situation by presenting, on Thursday May 24, twenty baby scales to the community health volunteers (CHVs) in Anjeva Gare and Ambanitsena communes, to help them monitor the growth of children 5 in their respective villages.

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Newly-Released Report Assesses Strengths, Weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer Activities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a report with UNICEF and the President’s Malaria Initiative today that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer (CHV) activities. Serving more than 5,700 villages, CHV activities have operated for more than a decade, with recent expansion to more than 35,000 volunteers nationally.

Last updated: May 08, 2014

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