disease prevention and control

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.
Health worker collecting swab sample from woman's nose (© Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP Images)

COVID-19 testing, oxygen programs launched

Learn more about how U.S.-led COVID-19 programs will improve access to medical oxygen and other vital supplies.
Line of girls in school uniforms, some in masks, one smiling (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Nurse expanding oxygen mask rubber bands for demonstration (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [October 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Baby getting vaccination (© Baz Ratner/Reuters)

The next step in combating AIDS, TB and malaria

The U.S. convened donors that pledged more than $14 billion to the Global Fund to fight three major diseases worldwide. Learn more.
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Biden at U.N.: Partnering for a freer, more just world

President Biden told the U.N. the U.S. will work with any country to tackle global challenges. See what partnerships are already underway.
Children in blue clothes standing in line (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [September 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Graphic showing health care worker holding needle in front of image of grain and U.N. logo (Graphic: State Dept./B. Insley. Photos: © Rahmat Gul/AP Images, © ESB Professional/Shutterstock.com)

Building on the U.N.’s success

Food security and global health issues are among top U.S. priorities at the 77th U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York.
Woman in lab coat giving man vaccination (USAID/Frank Kimaro)

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy in Tanzania

USAID supports community health workers' efforts to reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase COVID-19 vaccinations in Tanzania.