Health Programs

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How the U.S. makes the world a SAFER place [video]

With the SAFER package, the United States continues to lead the global response to COVID-19 to benefit the international community.
Woman bending over to wash hands from water dispenser (© Mercy Corps)

U.S. relief groups protect most vulnerable from COVID-19

U.S. relief groups are supporting the global fight against COVID-19. See how these organizations are helping the world's most vulnerable communities.
Men carrying person on stretcher through smoke and rubble (© Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)

Gandhi Peace Award for 2020 honors two Syrians

The 2020 Gandhi Peace Award recipients have much in common besides their Syrian heritage. Both have braved their native country's war zones to help people.
People standing between tents (© Mary Altaffer/AP Images)

U.S. faith-based groups fight COVID-19 worldwide

Religious charities in the United States are aiding in the fight against COVID-19. See how faith-based groups are tackling the pandemic at home and abroad.
Person in protective suit looking through microscope (© Mongkolchon Akesin/Shutterstock)

U.S. scientists collaborate in worldwide search for COVID-19 cure

U.S. researchers and their international partners are developing treatments for COVID-19. Learn how these collaborations are fighting the pandemic.
Woman wearing lab coat and gloves looking into vial (© David Goldman/AP Images)

Delivering trustworthy health data on COVID-19

Accurate, timely information on public health issues is critical, especially during a pandemic. Learn how the CDC gathers data that can save lives.
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.
Woman holding baby (© Laszlo Mates/Shutterstock)

U.S. helps Pacific island countries fight COVID-19

Learn how the United States is helping the Pacific island region watch for and treat COVID-19 and providing funding for the island nations' health.
Gloved hands holding bare hand and lancet (© Tatan Syuflana/AP Images)

By the numbers: U.S.-ASEAN health support

The United States has supported the health and medical needs of the ASEAN region for decades. Learn about a new U.S.-ASEAN health initiative.