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August 12, 2014

Girls in many parts of Africa face extraordinary obstacles to get an education. However, Senior Gender Coordinator for USAID, Susan Markham, explains the almost immeasurable value that such an opportunity can provide.

March 5, 2014

Understanding food consumption patterns and nutrient intakes is essential for informing evidence-based food and nutrition policies. The international food and nutrition community, however, faces a lack of accurate and reliable data.

February 3, 2014

Two hundred and fifty million children in the world cannot read according to the recently released Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All; 130 million of them are in primary school. If these children do not learn to read they will have fewer opportunities and struggle with learning for the rest of their lives.

August 16, 2013

Attendees at the International Development Design Summit have one thing in common: a desire to improve lives through technology and innovation. Read more >>

July 13, 2013

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of July 8, 2013. Read more >>

July 9, 2013

Pledge Guarantee for Health allows countries to accelerate delivery of, and access to, necessary health commodities. Read more >>

June 7, 2013

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to get updates about how the Agency is implementing the Feed the Future initiative. Read more >>

May 25, 2013

The American College of Nurse-Midwives’ (ACNM) Department of Global Outreach is embarking upon a collaborative project with the Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD) program at Columbia University and the Chainama College of Health Sciences in Lusaka, Zambia to review, identify, and understand the regulatory, educational, and health systems support that Ministries of Health must put into place to accomplish task sharing and task shifting in health facilities.

March 14, 2013

Saving Mothers, Giving Life is addressing the problem of a disproportionately high rate of maternal
mortality rate in Zambia and Uganda. Read more >>

November 28, 2012

This past May I traveled to Zambia and had the chance to see my taxpayer dollars hard at work – saving and improving lives. I wanted to see, and learn, how "combination prevention" helps stop the spread of HIV. Read more >>

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