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November 18, 2015


Estimated 2.2 million new TB cases per year
Estimated 220,000 deaths from TB per year
Estimated 99,000 multidrug-resistant TB (MDR) cases per year
110,000 TB-HIV cases per year
88% treatment success rate for new patients
50% treatment success rate for MDR-TB patients

November 18, 2015

Tuberculosis (TB) is silently killing India. An estimated 2.2 million cases are reported annually: of these 220,000 prove fatal. This is the highest number of deaths from TB anywhere in the world. The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is working collaboratively with the Government of India (GOI), the private sector and local partners to help India in its fight against TB.

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma visits State-of-the-Art WaterHealth Center
November 3, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma today visited a state-of-the-art WaterHealth Center at Lingarajpuram, Bengaluru. He later spoke with people in the surrounding neighborhoods who benefit from this U.S.-supported project.

October 20, 2015

The Project Management Specialist (IDPC) has overarching strategic, supervisory, technical, project management, and program/administrative responsibilities.  S/he functions with a high degree of independence with respect to programs, issues, and responsibilities related to the IDPC portfolio of the Health Office.  This key IDPC Team FSN technical leadership position is intended to bring high visibility and focus on USAID’s efforts to prevent the spread, and to further the control of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS.

October 20, 2015

This is a high-level professional position within the Clean Energy and Environment Office (CLEEO).  The incumbent serves as a senior Foreign Service National clean energy specialist, providing broad-based advisory, managerial, and program development support to the Mission’s entire range of energy programs. S/he will work closely with the Senior Energy Lead/Deputy Director for CLEEO and the Field Investment Officer and will report directly to the CLEEO Office Director.

October 20, 2015

This position is located in the Food Security Office (FSO).  The incumbent serves as a Project Management Assistant (PMA) and will provide substantive support to FSO for day to day program/project management, financial management and administrative assistance, and internal and external communications with various stakeholders.   Under the direct supervision of the FSO Director and the Development Assistance Specialist, s/he will have primary responsibility for tracking project information pertaining to performance measures, quarterly and annual progress reports, financial analysis and repor


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