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Leave No Woman Behind

Leave No Woman Behind

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we as public health professionals and USAID program implementers are forced to ask ourselves a tough question – are we doing everything we can to prevent and eliminate violence against women?…

Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation in the Philippines Proving Successful and Cost-Effective

Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation in the Philippines Proving Successful and Cost-Effective

When people think about drug treatment, images of incarceration and mandatory inpatient treatment often come to mind. However, the understanding of drug use has changed in the past decade, and today, there is greater recognition that most users are low-to-moderate risk and…

USAID Defeat TB Activity: Five Years of Progress toward Ending Tuberculosis in Uganda

USAID Defeat TB Activity: Five Years of Progress toward Ending Tuberculosis in Uganda

In 2017, Uganda faced several key obstacles to reducing the reach and impact of tuberculosis (TB). These included inadequately trained health care workers and administrative staff, a lack of coordination among TB program implementers and managers, drug stockouts, and more. And while…