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November 18, 2019

The USAID-funded IMPACT project conducted its first financial business strengthening training for pharmacies on May 21st and 22nd in Fénerive Est, in eastern Madagascar.  This training was the first of its kind for people working in Madagascar’s private sector to supply health commodities.

The $500,000 will be used to buy and distribute locally-made malnutrition supplement
November 13, 2019

Southern Madagascar has entered its lean season - the period between harvests when less food and less food variety are available - and a recent survey forecasts that more people in that region will suffer from malnutrition.

USAID Mission Director John Dunlop joined the trained spraying team for a demonstration of the techniques for spraying buildings against mosquitos.
November 7, 2019

Each year, the United States government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners, and in partnership with the Madagascar Ministry of Public Health, conducts a campaign to protect the Malagasy people from malaria.

October 13, 2019

Cacti grow in the wild in much of southern Madagascar, blanketing the flatlands like giant weeds, their spiny stalks protruding menacingly. In the village of Belamboa Bas, however, cacti are not a threat, but a life-line. Edible varieties hand-planted in tidy rows just outside of town are the answer to a problem that has plagued the community for decades.

The new mobile laboratory will support the surveillance of and response to infectious disease outbreaks in Madagascar
September 19, 2019

As part of the fight against infectious diseases, the United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has financed the purchase of a new mobile laboratory to support the surveillance of and response to infectious disease outbreaks in Madagascar.  The mobile laboratory, which consists of a contained medical laboratory mounted on the back of an off-road vehicle, will be operated by the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (IPM) in support of the Ministry of Public Health’s division of disease surveillance and response.

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