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.
Men on street, Stop Ebola T-shirts

Ebola in West Africa: The goal is zero

The yearlong international health response to combat Ebola has sharply reduced the rate of infection. Pushing case numbers to zero is still the goal.
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.
Woman with 'End Polio Now' written on her cheek (© AP Images)

Edging closer to a polio-free world [video]

Polio, which once infected 350,000 people, is almost nonexistent today, thanks to partnerships between governments and private organizations.
Magnifying glass laid on map of West Africa (Thinkstock)

Can you make a map to guide Ebola health workers?

You can’t stop Ebola if you don’t know where it is. Before organizations such as Doctors Without Borders or the Red Cross send health...

Who’s cooking? Michelle Obama in Milan.

First lady Michelle Obama visits the 2015 World Expo in Milan to promote healthy eating.
Two children playing soccer (Courtesy of Spirit of Soccer)

How soccer can save lives

April 4 is International Mine Awareness Day. Learn how teaching kids soccer can protect them from land mines.

Immunizations are for everybody, everywhere

Vaccination saves 2 million to 3 million lives yearly. Reaching children who don't receive vaccines is the goal for World Immunization Week, April 24–30.
Sailor taking selfie picture with children (U.S. Navy/Brittney Cannady)

U.S. military helps people in need in the Americas

"Continuing Promise" brought U.S. military members to Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras to provide medical care and other humanitarian efforts.