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This equipment will strengthen Madagascar's information management system, enhance teleworking capacity, and improve coordination between the national and regional levels of governance.
November 6, 2020

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Rural Access to New Opportunities in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (RANO WASH) project, has donated $18,000 of computer equipment, including desktop and laptop computers, smartphones, and teleconferencing equipment, to the Ministry of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene.

Health Agent Sougra Banou Myriam Issa takes care of a child affected by severe acute malnutrition in the Maroalipoty health center.
October 19, 2020

As food insecurity in southern Madagascar becomes more severe, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided $2.5 million to UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide treatment for children under five years of age who are suffering from moderate and severe acute malnutrition.

October 19, 2020

Since June 2019, 87 women have been working with the USAID Mikajy project to establish sustainable market gardens where they grow a wide range of produce, such as onions, tomatoes, and cabbage, for their own use and for sale.The women have learned new, conservation-friendly farming methods that promote minimal land use and cultivation of healthy soils. They have also been equipped with tools, such as watering cans and shovels.

PMI Measure Malaria continues the work of Measure Evaluation that trained more than 200 district managers in surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation for malaria care.
October 8, 2020

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), in partnership with Madagascar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), is officially launching the PMI Measure Malaria project to build up the national health information system and combat malaria in Madagascar. Funded by USAID and PMI, PMI Measure Malaria is a five-year project operating in 10 countries across Africa, including Madagascar. In the current year, the U.S. Government is contributing nearly $1.5 million to implement activities here.

October 1, 2020

In 2018, Madagascar enacted a new family planning law allowing youth to seek family planning services without parental consent. However, young couples still face major obstacles accessing these vital services due to a lack of availability, persistent cultural and religious beliefs, and minimal information about available options.