Global Health Programs: Report to Congress FY 2013

Through its ongoing commitment in advancing science, research, innovation and implementation and its strong partnerships with host country governments, other U.S. agencies and many other organizations and leaders around the world, USAID – as the largest investor in global health – believes these goals are attainable and sustainable. This report describes the Agency’s progress in furthering President Obama’s vision to end extreme poverty through its contributions in global health by ending preventable child and maternal deaths, creating an AIDS-free generation and protecting communities from infectious diseases.

Through our partnerships, we are aggressively scaling up high-impact, low-cost interventions. We are using data to make smart investments and maximizing technology and innovation to solve some of the toughest development challenges. This report presents a summary of USAID's key global health accomplishments in FY 2013. Along with our partners, we believe we have the tools and knowledge to save and improve lives today and are looking optimistically toward the future.