USAID, partners target preventable deaths. New efforts unveiled to save millions of women, children

by Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Church

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is realigning $2.9 billion of its resources to save up to half a million children from preventable deaths by the end of 2015. USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah said it is refocusing resources on high-impact programs with proven track records to save the most lives.