Man and young boy walking down dirt road (© Isaac Kisamani/AFP/Getty Images)

Putting HIV and malaria prevention on the map

Volunteers in Africa and the U.S. are helping fill in details of unmarked satellite images for areas affected by HIV and malaria.
City viewed from above (© Gianfranco Vivi/Shutterstock)

U.S. air-quality monitoring protects people worldwide

U.S. embassies' air-quality monitoring is providing environmental data around the world. Learn how this monitoring helps people protect their health.
8 headshots of people in circles (State Dept.)

How 8 U.S. diplomats fought the 2014 Ebola epidemic

The U.S. Department of State honors eight U.S. diplomats who worked tirelessly to stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa in 2014-2015.
Woman leaning over laptop as man watches (Courtesy of Lynia Huang)

AWE alumna’s app expands mental health care access

Lynia Huang created an app that uses artificial intelligence to help users diagnose and treat depression. Read more about her innovation.
"سيدات المعلومات" في بنغلادش

A benefit of a free, open Internet: Better health care

We enjoy the benefits of a free and open Internet each time we pay a bill online, download music or take an online course....

How do you like your air?

How do you know if you’re breathing clean air? Often you don’t, without access to air quality data. Years ago, U.S. environmental researchers figured out...
Man standing behind caged civets (© Liu Dawei/Xinhua/AP Images)

Pompeo: End wildlife trafficking and save lives

Secretary Pompeo called for the closing of wildlife markets that sell wild animals and have been linked to COVID-19 and other diseases.
Selfie of woman in front of New York Blood Center (© Diana Berrent)

U.S. survivors of COVID-19 donate plasma

Learn about Diana Berrent, who defeated COVID-19 and launched an online movement encouraging fellow survivors to donate plasma for antibody research.
Nicolás Maduro talking into microphone and pointing with both hands (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Maduro tells Venezuelan women to have six children

The illegitimate leader's instructions follow an economic collapse and widespread hunger, which have forced many to flee the country.