Improving the health of mothers, newborns and children worldwide.

USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program


Mother in Tanzania breastfeeding her child

MCSP’s Anne Pfitzer speaks with Voice of America about Breastfeeding

Listen to the interview with Linord Moudou, host of the call-in program "Health Chat." Read More »
Midwife washing her hands before examining a patient

A Healthy Competition: Achieving “Clean Clinic Status” in Haiti

Of all the public health problems we face, why focus on clean clinics? The answers are simple. Read More »
Woman holds her child at a hair salon in Guinea

Buying Condoms? Contraceptive Questions? Ask Your Hairdresser

This World Contraception Day, we visit Miskaa Salon in Guinea, where stylists use beaded necklaces to demonstrate the menstrual cycle, and chat up the benefits of a long-acting contraceptive methods. Read More »

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