Using Technology to Support Farming in the Face of COVID-19

In our new reality of a global health pandemic, we have turned to technology to keep agriculture open for business.   Today, terms like physical distancing... Read more >

AMF’s Work Does Not Stop When Nets are Distributed

Monitoring of nets delivers data to help drive improvements AMF carries out post-distribution monitoring (PDM) activities for two and a half years after a distribution of nets to gather data on net presence, use and condition. These data allow us to understand how coverage levels change over time and help local health authorities as they consider actions to maintain and improve sleeping space coverage.     Example: Equateur Province PDM at 9-months, Sept 2020 Malaria is endemic in the... Read more >

SCI Still Made the Best of 2020

Watch this brief video from the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) on how they overcame the challenges of 2020. You can read about SCI here and support their work here. ... Read more >

Vitamin A Q&A with David Doledec

Helen Keller Intl launched programs to deliver vitamin A supplementation to children in the 1970’s. We have pioneered this important work worldwide. Vitamin A provides young children with a critical nutrient to build healthy immune systems and strong vision. Research shows that providing doses of vitamin A supplementation twice a year to children from six months to five years of age can reduce child mortality by almost a quarter. We now deliver vitamin A to millions of vulnerable children annual... Read more >