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Thomas F. Daughton,  U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Namibia at Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Consultation
February 2, 2017

HIV Prevention and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Consultation 1-3 February 2017, Windhoek, Namibia

School children reading stories
January 20, 2017

Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has partnered with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to bring the campaign’s proven approach to literacy development to selected rural schools in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Focussing on nurturing a love of reading for joy in English and home languages to spark children’s potential and unlock their school learning, the schools’ initiative, titled: ‘Story Powered Schools: A South African Reading Revolution’, is launching with the new school year this January.

January 18, 2017

USAID works in partnership with the South African Ministry of Health and other local organization to reduce the number of new infections and create awareness around HIV/AIDS.

Members of DOH and WHO at the breastfeeding conference
December 11, 2016

USAID’s support for breastfeeding is longstanding, going back to the 1970’s, when USAID raised concern over a decline in breastfeeding.  We are proud that our “Breastfeeding for Child Survival Strategy” was launched all the way back in 1990, establishing breastfeeding as a critical component of our programs.

December 2, 2016

After 11 years in the making, Friday marked the day of the official launch of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. This hospital is located in Parktown, Johannesburg and is a unique hospital in that it is dedicated completely to pediatrics serving both the public and private health care systems in South Africa.

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