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World safer when CDC works with other countries to fight infectious diseases

According to an article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), pilot projects between CDC and Uganda and CDC and Vietnam have resulted in improvements in disease detection and response that may serve as a model for increasing global health security in the rest of the world. Global ...
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Ugandan Youth Internship Program Starts Second Round

KAMPALA —On January 24, 2014, U.S. Mission Uganda launched the second six-month YouthMap internship opportunity for young university graduates to improve their employment prospects and contribute to the country’s broader economic development efforts. The YouthMap Program is a four-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in partnership with ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 42 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers

On January 22, 2014, U.S. Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi presided over the swearing-in ceremony of forty-two U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers at his residence in Kampala. This newest group of Peace Corps Volunteer Literacy Specialists brings the total number of Peace Corps Education Volunteers serving in Uganda to eighty-three.  Five of the new volunteers hold doctoral ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 42 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers

On January 22, 2014, U.S. Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi presided over the swearing-in ceremony of forty-two U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers at his residence in Kampala.  This newest group of Peace Corps Volunteer Literacy Specialists brings the total number of Peace Corps Education Volunteers serving in Uganda to eighty-three.  Five of the new volunteers hold doctoral ...
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Report Reveals One-Third Reduction in Maternal Mortality in One Year through Saving Mothers, Giving Life Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C., JANUARY 9, 2014 – The public-private partnership led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Mothers, Giving Life, announced today that the number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where the initiative has deployed a battery ...
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