Man singing in front of crowd standing behind him (PMI Uganda IRS Project)

A song to end malaria

April 25 is World Malaria Day. Learn how the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative is helping to protect communities against the deadly disease.
Bridge lit in red reflected in river at night (Stop TB Partnership)

The world lights up for World Tuberculosis Day

Landmarks around the world will have a red glow on March 24 in support of World Tuberculosis Day, which aims to draw global attention to the threat of this deadly but preventable disease.
Hand holding cellphone with medical icons floating above it (Shutterstock)

TB drug monitoring goes mobile

Curing TB means taking drugs on time. Mobile technologies are making it easier to monitor patients, especially in remote areas, helping to end the epidemic.
Dog on leash sniffing packages (© AP Images)

U.S. joins other countries in fight against opioids [video]

President Trump declared opioid drug abuse a national health emergency. The U.S. is working with partners to stem the flow of opioids around the world.
Three speedskaters skating by Olympic logo (© Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Girls who do sports succeed

Participating in sports makes girls physically healthier, boosts their confidence, and increases their ability to succeed as adults.
Man wearing reflective sunglasses (Joshua Yospyn/JSI)

Ebola survivors in Liberia regain sight with U.S. help

A U.S.-backed program helps those who lost their sight to Ebola and provides training to help Liberia build a more self-reliant health workforce.
Woman holding baby (Paul Joseph Brown/GAPPS)

A new way to improve maternal and newborn health

Pregnant women and newborn babies in India have access to better health care thanks to an initiative backed by the U.S. government and global partners.
Sleeping baby wearing colorful medical bracelet (Bempu)

This top invention can save a baby’s life

A Stanford engineer designed a low-cost wristband, called Bempu, to keep babies safe from hypothermia. Time magazine named it a top innovation of 2017.
Two men with a small group of children, holding hands out over a bucket (© Bernat Parera)

Combating poverty one bar of soap at a time [video]

SoapBox Soaps is an enterprise that combines business and philanthropy. For each bar of soap sold, it donates a bar to poor people in Africa and elsewhere.