disease prevention and control

Health care worker examining child's eye using flashlight and magnifier (USAID/Shea Flynn)

Fighting tropical diseases in the Pacific Islands

The U.S. Agency for International Development partners with Pacific Island nations to tackle several long-neglected diseases.
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A global partnership’s ‘impressive’ progress combating COVID-19

Through the COVID-19 Global Action Plan, dozens of nations and other partners collaborated to increase vaccinations, testing and treatment.
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PEPFAR: 20 years of impact

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative known as PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Learn more about it.
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Leaders take on North America’s biggest challenges

Learn more about what President Biden and other North American leaders discussed in terms of shared solutions to multiple challenges.
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Turning COVID-19 vaccine technology against cancer

New vaccines protect people from COVID-19. Now U.S. researchers are bringing the technology to the fight against cancer.
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The latest medical gadgets at U.S. tech show

Innovators from around the world gathered in Las Vegas to attend CES 2023. Check out some of the latest medical technologies.
Man vaccinating child as other children stand in background (© K.M. Chaudary/AP Images)

Global health security matters to everyone

The U.S. advances global health security, partnering to ensure communities worldwide can prevent, detect and address public health threats.
Children lining up at a table to be vaccinated (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.
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Inventions of 2022

Several U.S. companies released inventions during 2022 with a mission to help others or improve the environment.