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21 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Monday, August 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
August 20, 2018

ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Dan, for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here to help mark this very important occasion.

21 May 2014 description

Highlights from this issue:

  • Do improvements in child survival lead to population growth?

  • What will it take to get family planning and population efforts back on track?

  • Are pregnant women prioritized for bed nets?

  • Are cesarean deliveries rising among low-risk mothers in Jordan?

  • Can traditional healers and pharmacists contribute to improving TB detection?

24 Oct 2013 description


About FrontLines

Insights from Administrator Rajiv Shah

These Docs Aim to Save Moms' Lives Many Times Over

Saving Lives Profile: Stopping Post-Partum Bleeding

Saving Lives Profile: Pinpointing Preeclampsia with a Simple Red Dot

Saving Lives Profile: Que Vivan Las Madres, Long Live the Mothers

Saving Lives Profile: Senegal's Mother Mentors

Podcast: Saving Lives at Birth -- Up for the Challenge

10 May 2012 description


In the last 20 years, the world has saved more than 50 million children’s lives and reduced maternal mortality by one-third. These accomplishments have been the result of good science, good management, bipartisan political support, the engagement of USAID and many other U.S. Government agencies, and the participation of faith-based organizations, civil society, and the private sector.

31 May 2010 description


Front Page

At Town Hall, Shah Launches Policy Office, First Lady Hails Agency

-  At his first Town Hall meeting with USAID employees May 5, Administrator Rajiv Shah said USAID will establish a policy and budget office while first lady Michelle Obama thanked the Agency for "inspiring" work overseas.


04 Jun 2009 description

Statement of Jon C. Brause, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance
U.S. Agency for International Development

Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health

06 Mar 2009 description

Below are highlights of USAID activities conducted in 2008 that support women and girls in the areas of economic opportunities and entrepreneurship; political participation and leadership; education; gender-based violence; legal rights; trafficking in persons; and HIV and AIDS.

Economic Opportunities and Entrepreneurship

Women make a significant contribution to the global economy and empowering women economically can lift entire families and communities out of poverty.

- USAID's Business Climate and Legal and Institutional Reform program will identify the barriers that …

25 Oct 2007 description

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded the American Refugee Committee (ARC), an international non-governmental organization, $1.5 million to conduct a three-year communication initiative, which will address gender-based violence and harmful traditional practices among conflict-affected communities in Liberia, Pakistan, and Rwanda.

31 May 2007 description


The U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) promotes stability and positive participation in the global community through expanded, high-quality education. Adequate investments in education lead to the achievement of most of the other development goals and increase the probability that progress will be sustained. Education enhances the future of children and youth, as they prepare to participate in society and the economy.