Disease Prevention And Control

Poster about vaccines (ShareAmerica)

Why we need vaccines to be healthy [poster]

Vaccines prevent deadly diseases and save millions of lives annually. But everyone must get vaccinated for maximum effectiveness. Download this poster.
'World Water Day' overlaid on image of Earthvideo

World Water Day focuses on access to clean water and sanitation...

March 22 is World Water Day. Watch this video to learn more and see the progress communities are making toward access to clean water and sanitation.
Patient wearing health mask lying on bed in hospital (© Rodrigo Abd/AP Images)

Maduro regime withheld medicine to secure votes

Doctors from Cuba's international medical corps withheld medicine and treatment from patients unless they voted for Venezuela's Socialist Party.
People collecting water from a leaking pipe (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Venezuela’s water crisis a grave threat to public health

Lack of safe drinking water is accelerating the crisis in Venezuela, as illnesses transmitted by contaminated water are on the rise.
Young woman smiling in front of DREAMS sign (© Francesco Rossi/Pivion/Johnson & Johnson)

At Zola Health Clinic, ‘DREAMS’ of an end to HIV/AIDS

Top U.S. officials visit a South African clinic to see how DREAMS and other PEPFAR programs that focus on prevention can help end AIDS by 2030.
Two people in silhouette behind Venezuelan flag (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Venezuela in crisis: Quotes and facts

Check out a rolling collection of ShareAmerica shareables regarding the ongoing developments in Venezuela. We will update frequently.
Woman about to inject vaccine into a child's upper arm (© Ary Silva/PAHO/WHO)

Eradicated diseases return amid Venezuela’s crisis

Venezuela's economic collapse has left its people vulnerable to once eradicated diseases that could spread across the Americas.
Person putting on protective clothing and gloves (© John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images)

The next chapter in global health security

World leaders have launched the Global Health Security Agenda 2024, which will continue their collaboration on global health security.
Health worker administering vaccine (© Olivia Acland/Reuters)

U.S. researchers look for long-lasting Ebola vaccine

U.S. researchers are testing two new Ebola vaccines in a clinical trial, hoping to offer long-lasting immunity against deadly strains of the Ebola virus.