March 2019

Towards Zero Maternal Death

Andyford Zulu, 59, a member of ZINGO REFLECT Circle, recalls the not-so-distant past when child-birth was a matter of life and death in his village, …

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January 2019

A Shared Vision for Better Health Care in Guatemala

Although access to health care is guaranteed in Guatemala’s constitution, the reality for many Guatemalans is that even the most basic public health services remain …

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December 2018

An Investment for Tomorrow

This story is part of Counterpart’s 2018 Partner Highlight series from Malawi On a bright, sunny afternoon, we make our way from Zomba to Mangochi, a …

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November 2018

Using Art to Promote Better Health, Hygiene, and Nutrition

Every day, Counterpart International delivers hot meals to thousands of school children in the Saint Louis region of Senegal. In rural areas where communities struggle …

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

International health funding helps protect Western Pennsylvanians

“Diseases spread globally now, and pretty quickly, so international aid helps keeps us safe at home. I feel incredibly proud to be a native of Greensburg and a citizen of a country that honors its values by investing in our global development agencies that make the world a safer and healthier place for us all,” writes Ann Hudock, Executive Vice President of Counterpart International, in this article she wrote for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Community-driven education in Zambia

For children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia during the 1990s and early 2000s, the lack of access to a school adds significantly to their challenges. Communities all across Zambia have come to the aid of vulnerable children and established their own schools. There are now thousands of community schools like Chisomo Streamside Community School in Chipata, Zambia that have stepped up.

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Donors set aside aid for Mauritania

With support from USAID, Counterpart will increase employment, promote community-improvement projects, distribute funds to farmers, and train health workers on measures to reduce the spread of water-borne diseases.

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In Mauritania, healthcare campaign aims to save children from preventable diseases

More than 500,000 children across Mauritania have benefited from a two-month campaign organized by the Ministry of Health, with support from UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), that provided an integrated package of immunizations (including measles and polio vaccinations) and vitamin A supplementation for all Mauritanian children under 5 years old.

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