The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its tenth annual report, documenting progress across its programs including in Madagascar. Since 2004, Madagascar has reduced mortality among children under five by 23 percent as a direct result of action by the government, communities, donors, and partners. Malaria is a major killer of young children, and during pregnancy malaria can pose a serious, life-threatening risk to a woman and her baby.
The Senior Health Advisor (SHA) is key member of the HPN Office, reporting directly to the HPN Director. He/She is a senior professional and expert in his/her field who provides evidence-based technical advice to the Mission, helps to develop strategic approaches to health systems across the portfolio, and assists in the design and management of projects and programs. The incumbent is a subject matter expert in at least one of the following key areas: health systems strengthening, policy, private sector partnerships, monitoring and evaluation/research.
La Mission de HPN : Innover, être leader, et créer des partenariats stratégiques pour améliorer la santé de la population Malagasy, tout en renforcant le sens d’appropriation et la redevabilité de l'Etat Malagasy
Implemented by a USAID partner—CARE and the urban commune of Antananarivo, this $835,000 project will benefit directly to 91,000 residents in the capital city. The IARIVO project will contribute to strengthening the disaster resilience of 75 flood-prone communities (fokontany) in the commune, and improve their disaster preparedness. It is the first project of its kind for an urban population and will inform future interventions in disaster preparedness.
The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Madagascar is pleased to announce that it is providing $4.5 million in assistance to Madagascar to respond to the drought in the south of the country. These programs will provide assistance to over 120,000 people affected by drought in five districts. This contribution will administer immediate assistance to combat hunger and malnutrition as well as assist with longer-term recovery efforts.
Last updated: April 26, 2016