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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

MOU signing photo
June 12, 2015

Yesterday, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Tata Trusts, comprising of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust & Allied Trusts and Sir Dorabji Tata Trust & Allied Trusts, executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore partnership opportunities to support development innovation in maternal and child health, nutrition, tuberculosis control, water, sanitation, early grade literacy, agriculture, and social entrepreneurship.

May 8, 2015

This week, U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt announced a new $1.5 million, three-year award to the Indian Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), the world’s largest women’s cooperative, with a membership exceeding 1.9 million. SEWA will partner with government and civil society stakeholders in Afghanistan and India to train more than 3,000 Afghan women across five provinces in vocational skills including embroidery, garment stitching, food processing and jewelry making, as well as in leadership and marketing.

April 22, 2015

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS), today, announced the three winners of the READ Alliance’s Early Grade Reading Innovation Challenge 2014. The Read – Engage – Achieve – Dream (READ) Alliance is a $3.2 million initiative to help improve the reading skills of millions of primary school age children in India.

April 16, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) today held an international dialogue on the emerging role of women entrepreneurs in promoting clean energy at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. The two-day dialogue called the ‘wPOWER Global Partnership Forum’ was opened jointly by Varsha Joshi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and John Beed, Mission Director, USAID/India.

April 9, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the expansion to Nepal of two successful Indian agricultural programs that promote food security and economic growth.


Last updated: November 18, 2015

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