Wednesday, 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.
Thursday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Thursday, 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.
Thursday, 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.
Interviews of Malagasy youth on what they think about the use of family planning and the challenges met by youth peer educators in Madagascar
USAID funds the SHOPS (strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector) program to improve access to quality family planning services, especially long-acting and permanent methods.
Last updated: May 10, 2013