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The global scourge of gender-based violence

Learn more about what the Office of Global Women's Issues is doing to counter a surge of online and physical violence against women.
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As variants surge, a global vaccination push

The United States and international partners are continuing to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in dozens of countries around the world.
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How the U.S. fights diseases worldwide

World Immunization Week begins April 24. Learn how the U.S. is helping protect people around the world from numerous diseases.
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World Health Day: Making the world safer for everyone

The U.S. and international partners are combating threats to global health, from COVID-19 and other diseases to malnutrition.
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Countries push to close COVID-19 vaccination gap

The U.S. and international partners are ramping up efforts to vaccinate people worldwide. Learn about their new COVID-19 Global Action Plan.
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U.S. COVID-19 vaccine donations spanned the globe in 2021

In 2021, the U.S. provided vaccines, medical equipment, training and more to help countries fight COVID-19. Learn more about those efforts.
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U.S. support helps ready world’s first malaria vaccine

The WHO has recommended a malaria vaccine called RTS,S for widespread use. Learn the role the U.S. played in this "historic moment."
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Elite athletes in U.S. help break stigma of mental illness

By acknowledging their own mental health battles, athletes are raising awareness of conditions that affect millions worldwide.
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U.S. will donate 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide

The U.S. already donates more COVID-19 vaccine doses than all other countries combined and will be donating an additional 500 million doses.