Man observing woman's eyes with light (Nabin Baral/RTI International/USAID)

Progress in curbing trachoma, a blinding, infectious disease

U.S. taxpayers and pharmaceutical companies are leading the way in curbing tropical diseases such as blinding trachoma. The threat has been eliminated in Ghana and Nepal.
Poster with images of red ribbons along with HIV/AIDS statistics (State Dept./D. Woolverton)

Raise HIV/AIDS awareness with this free poster

In 15 years the United States, through PEPFAR, has helped millions of people live with HIV/AIDS and prevented its spread. Share this free poster to raise awareness.
Man holding up a petri dish containing a virus (© Shawn Rocco/Duke Health)

Poliovirus therapy is being used to combat brain cancer

Experimental poliovirus therapy developed by Duke University researchers shows early promise for treating aggressive brain cancers.
Children wearing health masks lined up in school hallway (© Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

This map of the world could save your life

A tool from the World Health Organization helps countries assess their preparedness to stop epidemics. Now a color-coded map is making it easy to tell which countries are getting the job done.
Close-up of virus (© BSIP SA/Alamy)

Epidemic training helps contain Nipah outbreak

Learn how the U.S. works closely with India to help fight epidemic threats, containing a recent outbreak of Nipah, a virus that has no cure or vaccine.
Man in protective clothing spraying another man in protective clothing with blue solution (Laura Stana/IMC)

New tools help fight Ebola

New inventions from the global health startup community, with funding from USAID, are improving care — and outcomes — for Ebola patients in the DRC.
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Counting lives saved from AIDS, 15 years after PEPFAR [infographic]

For the first time, the world has the opportunity to control AIDS — an achievement due, in large part, to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Man in scrubs standing at open gated doors wearing gloves and boots, with a sprayer beside him (© Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. donates millions to help stop Ebola outbreak in Africa

The United States is providing more money to help contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and urging all World Health Organization members to join the fight.
Young woman resting her head on woman's shoulder (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Saving HIV-infected mothers and their babies

Meet a courageous South African woman who was diagnosed with HIV while pregnant, but through the help of a U.S.-based mentoring program delivered an HIV-free baby.