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USAID 50th Anniversary Frontlines Magazine Photo Contest

 

"Though it was nearly 50 years ago when President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order to create the U.S. Agency for International Development, the reasoning behind that decision has proved timeless: to aid old and new nations alike in their struggles to be free, strong, and prosperous."

USAID  50th Anniversary Frontlines Magazine Photo Contest

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Agriculture

Audiences

Film director zooms in for a close-up in a video for the Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets Project for Tanzania (LLINTs Project ). © 2008 Lisa Folda, Courtesy of Photoshare      

eLearning Africa 2011 - International Conference on ITC for Development, Education and Training

eLearning comprises all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching, wherein information and communication systems are used as a media to support and help implement the learning process. It creates a virtual classroom and enhances the learning environment, while making knowledge more accessible to diverse populations.

USAID FrontLines Photo Contest Winner

The second USAID FrontLines Photo Contest is over and the winner is Karl Grobl, a photojournalist hired by Education Development Center, Inc. The photo contest was open to any USAID affiliates and aimed to illustrate the effectiveness of USAID programs around the world.

The winning photo portrays young beaming schoolchildren who are USAID recipients in Sudan and participate in the Souther Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction Project.

Links - Egypt

Tahrir Square, Egypt on 5/12/2012, where the protest against the decisions of the President of the Republic, in the morning. © 2012 kirellos abdelmalak, Courtesy of Photoshare

 

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HIghlights

Urban Areas and Reproductive Health

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Communications Program has recently launched a new website for the Measurement, Learning and Evaluation Project for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative.

To visit this website, go to: www.urbanreproductivehealth.org

World Population Day 2011

The United Nations' World Population Day is a global observance and it reaffirms the basic human right to plan for a family. It is annually observed on July 11 and encourages activities and programs to help make this right a reality in every country. The aim is to increase people's awareness of their rights, such as maternal health, family planning, gender equality, etc.

The US Census Bureau estimates that the world population will hit the 7 billion mark sometime between late 2011 and early 2012.

RH Reality Check- Oral Contraceptive Use and Mortality

Interested in Oral Contraceptive Use and Mortality? Check out a recent blog post from K4Health's Chris Rottler on the RH Reality Check website --  Oral Contraceptive Use and Mortality: Setting the Record Straight

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Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

Cholera is a potentially fatal bacterial infection of the small intestine that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. The disease is most often transmitted through the consumption of infected food or water. The water might be contaminated by the feces of an infected person or untreated sewage, and food might be contaminated by contaminated water or if prepared by an infected person.

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