Health Programs

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What has Juan Guaidó done for Venezuela?

Since being elected interim president of Venezuela a year ago, Juan Guaidó has rallied international support to address his country's humanitarian crisis.
A patient lying down at the end of a row of empty beds (© Andrea Hernandez/Washington Post/Getty Images)

Mental health in Maduro’s Venezuela

Medicine shortages inside Venezuela and a lack of mental health support for refugees outside of the country are killing Venezuelans.
Woman administering shot to a child (Ary Silva/PAHO/WHO

2019 in review: Saving lives in Venezuela

Here's a look back at ways USAID has helped the people of Venezuela, who have been suffering the impacts of an ongoing political and economic crisis.
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PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.
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‘Remarkable’ progress as U.S. marks World AIDS Day [infographics]

The U.S. has taken large strides to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS across the world. Learn more about how a government program is saving lives.
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U.S. enters ‘milestone’ agreement with Venezuela’s legitimate government

An agreement paves the way for the U.S. to more effectively support interim President Guaidó's efforts to restore democracy and health care in Venezuela.

U.S. to give additional $119 million for Venezuela’s crisis

New U.S. assistance will go toward alleviating the Venezuelan people's humanitarian crisis and to bolster democratic governance in the country.
Woman in mask taking pulse of reclining man in mask (© Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. approves new drug for deadliest forms of tuberculosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved only its third anti-TB drug in more than 40 years, offering hope to patients once considered untreatable.
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A USNS Comfort mission by the numbers

The USNS Comfort left Panama after providing medical, dental, and eye-related treatment and care to 6,691 patients, some of them Venezuelan.