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U.S. Maternal Health Program: Marks 20 Years of Support to Mothers and Childbearing Women
Date:5/8/2009

s to improve maternal health are complemented by programs that address the poverty and hardships still facing mothers and their families in many countries. Among those efforts are micro-credit programs that provide access to money that can be used to lift families out of poverty; girls' education programs to improve the health and prosperity of coming generations; water and sanitation programs that prevent disease; and emergency relief and food assistance following disasters.

For more information about USAID and its maternal and child health programs, visit www.usaid.gov.

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