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Child Health
Integrated Community Health
Maternal Health
Newborn Health
Social and Behavior Change
Environmental Health
Research and Learning | Photo: A health care worker cares for a pregnant mother

The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) efforts in maternal and child health play an important role in improving maternal and child survival globally. USAID's maternal and child health (MCH) programs focus on key components of MCH, including maternal, newborn, and child health, immunization and water, sanitation, and hygiene. Find more information below on the challenges posed within each technical area, USAID's response, and examples of past and present USAID programs designed to address them.

Last updated: November 24, 2021

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