family and prenatal health

Adult hands pressing metal device against child's arm (USAID)

USAID and vaccines: Helping save 9.3 million children in the last...

The United States has sought to protect people around the world from disease. Learn more about USAID's global immunization efforts.
Girl in foreground, women holding AIDS ribbons (© Bikas Das/AP Images)

On World AIDS Day, looking to finish the fight

World AIDS Day is a time to redouble efforts to eradicate the disease and HIV. Learn how the U.S. is attacking them on multiple fronts.
Computer drawing of Earth

U.S. COVID-19 webinars help medics in Central and South America

Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are helping doctors and nurses in Latin America to fight the coronavirus.
Woman holding baby wrapped in colorful fabric underneath bed net (Anthony Abu/GHSC-PSM/USAID)

15 achievements of the President’s Malaria Initiative

On the 15th anniversary of its founding, find out how the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative transformed the fight against a worldwide scourge.
Mother holding her newborn baby's hand (The Maternal and Child Survival Program/Karen Kasmauski)

How USAID helps mothers around the world

USAID is providing $130 million to develop an initiative that will support maternal and child health care around the world.
Polio patient in iron lung flanked by medical workers (© AP Images)

How America beat polio

It took an entire country to snuff out polio. Learn how Americans stepped up to defeat it and how one of the vaccines is reducing it abroad.
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.
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.
Woman sitting with blanket over shoulders and holding baby (© Dolores Ochoa/AP Images)

Venezuelan women, families suffer under Maduro’s chaos

U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet reports that women and children continue to suffer from malnutrition in Venezuela. And it's getting worse.