Global Health News Archive



Save the Children Excited to Partner with University of California San Diego on U.S. Agency for International Development-funded Social & Behavior Change Research Project.

Save the Children announces it has joined a global partnership to generate an evidence-based understanding of agency, empowerment, and how they influence the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities through Agency for All Project. READ MORE.



Save the Children Becomes Newest Member of Millennium Water Alliance.

The Millennium Water Alliance Board of Directors announces its acceptance of Save the Children, one of the world’s best-known humanitarian and development organizations, as the 20th member of the 17-year-old Alliance. READ MORE. 



Niger: Save the Children Wins $54 Million USAID Award to Support the Government of Niger to Improve Health, Family Planning, and Nutrition Outcomes.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Kulawa activity is a five-year (2020-2025) award to support the Government of Niger in improving health, family planning, and nutrition outcomes in the Maradi, Zinder, and Tillaberi regions. READ MORE.

Laos: USAID’s Local Health System Sustainability Project Support for COVID-19 Efforts in Laos.

In response to an emergency request from the Government of Laos, the Local Health System Sustainability Project (LHSS) is on the ground in Laos working with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to combat the spread of COVID-19. READ MORE.

Kenya: Save the Children awarded multi-year grant from the Pfizer Foundation to reduce Infectious Disease in Children under 5.

Save the Children is pleased to announce that, with support from the Pfizer Foundation, we are expanding our efforts to increase immunization coverage among vulnerable populations in Kenya. READ MORE.

Global: Save the Children a core partner on $100 million USAID Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale (MOMENTUM) 2A.

Save the Children is pleased to announce that we are a core partner on MOMENTUM 2A, a recently awarded 5-year, $100 million program funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) that will advance the survival and the health of women, mothers, newborns, and children worldwide. READ MORE.



Ethiopia: Save the Children awarded $6 million to strengthen Ministry of Agriculture systems and capacity to integrate nutrition into large-scale agriculture programs.

Save the Children recently received a $6 million, five-year award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation focused on supporting Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture to resource and operationalize their Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Strategy. READ MORE.

Samoa Measles Outbreak: Save the Children Deploys Emergency Health Unit to Support Response.

A team of midwives and a doctor from Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit will be arriving in Samoa on Sunday to support the government's response to the widespread measles outbreak. READ MORE.



Global: Save the Children a Core Partner on $311 Nutrition Award from USAID.

We are pleased to announce that Save the Children is a core partner selected by USAID to improve nutrition for women and children in low- and middle-income countries around the globe. READ MORE.

Bangladesh: Save the Children Wins $49.5 Million USAID Grant to Support the Government to Significantly Reduce Maternal and Newborn Deaths.

The USAID-funded MaMoni—Maternal Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP) is a five-year award that supports the government of Bangladesh vision of no preventable deaths of newborns or stillbirths, where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth celebrated, and women, babies and children survive, thrive and reach their full potential and contribute to reducing newborn mortality by 2022. READ MORE.

Tanzania: Save the Children Wins $19.7 Million USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Award to Improve the Nutritional Status of Women, Children and Adolescents.

Save the Children USA received a four-year, $19.7 million USAID award to intensify and integrate nutrition support and improve the nutritional status of women, children and adolescents across four regions of Tanzania. READ MORE.

Global: Save the Children Receives Global Award from USAID-OFDA for Major Disease Outbreak Readiness.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) awarded a three-year, $8 million award to Save the Children to lead a global consortium to strengthen capacity for response to major infectious disease outbreaks or pandemics. READ MORE.


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