The Russian leader's influence could signal a turning point in the fight against the world's top infectious killer.
The global political will to fight tuberculosis is snowballing.
Like most people, I've been thinking a lot about how the results of the hard-fought presidential election of 2016 will shape
As this stage, we could bet that development assistance will likely be positioned early on in the Trump administration as
That's why USAID created the U.S. Global Development Lab. Part of our mission is to find the next generation of breakthrough
The adoption of new products and services requires changes in behavior, but habits and quirks of our minds conspire against
Rosales is currently completing her thesis work on Obama's response to the 2011 ouster of Mubarak, using Critical Discourse
While innovative financing and new systems approaches will help achieve this goal, we cannot bridge the resource gap and truly accelerate our progress without innovation. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to fostering innovation to reach this goal.
In fact, the U.N's Sustainable Development Goal #6 (SDG6) has set the timeline - 2030 - "Ensure availability and sustainable
One of the lesser known success stories in global health is about the progress we have made over the past decade in controlling and eliminating neglected tropical diseases or NTDs. And yes, the term "neglected" is there for a reason: because these diseases affect the poorest of the poor and have endured largely due to indifference and neglect.
On Sept. 15, InterAction announced that 31 of its member NGOs had pledged to collectively invest over $1.2 billion in private resources on global humanitarian assistance efforts over the next three years.
Protecting wildlife is not just a matter of protecting our planet. It is also a security issue, an economic security issue, and an international development issue that is critical to all our interests.
Speaking at the recent White House Summit on Global Development, President Barack Obama celebrated a long list of important advances in health, clean energy, and food security made during his two terms in office.
USAID also supports Village Capital's investment fund, which consolidates private capital to invest in entrepreneurs. Village
Change is hard for many people - and organizations - to accept. This is particularly true when the waters are muddied by misunderstandings, even among well-meaning people, and when the stakes are so high.
This week, the U.S. State Department has taken a significant step forward by announcing that it will place greater emphasis on development aid in its CVE efforts. A joint strategy that will better coordinate State Department CVE projects with USAID should bring new substance to public diplomacy that has CVE potential.
Only 20 percent of the $18.2 billion needed for disasters has been covered.