On March 24th each year, nations around the globe observe World Tuberculosis Day, to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis.
The virus is spreading among young women in sub-Saharan Africa.
The world is getting smaller. And as ever more people travel across continents, an infectious disease threat anywhere can be a threat everywhere.
The United States, through USAID and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has provided crucial support to the response to the epidemic of yellow fever.
Five year, $26-million project will be implemented by the U.S.-based, non-profit human development organization, FHI 360.
U.S. working closely with Ethiopia to meet 90-90-90 targets.
Millions of Iraqis will benefit from the high-quality and competitively-priced rice from the United States.
HEAL-TB significantly strengthened the laboratory network for TB diagnosis and placed more than 250,000 people on treatment.
The United States government, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, has allocated $100 million to create a Key Populations Investment Fund.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has granted KSH 380 million to Kenyan innovators as part of its Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine (KIE), an effort to reward and improve agriculture-based innovations.
On April 25th we observe World Malaria day, in hopes of highlighting the global effort to effectively control, and eventually wipe out this terrible disease.