The President's Malaria Initiative has spared millions of people from the suffering of the mosquito-borne disease. The goal now? Save millions more.
The ability of women to get good health care for themselves and their children strengthens families and society.
Scientists have long thought that river blindness was too tough to stop. But now, African countries are looking to wipe out the disease entirely.
In 2012, Nigeria accounted for half of the world’s cases of polio. Now it hasn’t seen a new case in more than a year. What does this mean for the world?
America participates in many efforts to promote sustainable agriculture and energy and to improve the prosperity of people around the world.
Three success stories in Honduras, Colombia and Haiti show how Latin American and Caribbean countries have made progress in improving conditions.
Vaccination saves 2 million to 3 million lives yearly. Reaching children who don't receive vaccines is the goal for World Immunization Week, April 24–30.
The yearlong international health response to combat Ebola has sharply reduced the rate of infection. Pushing case numbers to zero is still the goal.
The U.S. will commit $1 billion to Gavi, an international vaccine alliance to immunize millions of children in the poorest nations against deadly diseases.