Thirty-two years after the disaster at the the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, work continues to make the facility and surrounding areas safe.

Every year on April 26, the world marks International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day. Read about the ongoing global response to Chernobyl....

The World Bank and IMF held their Spring meeting in April 2018.

Fifteen years after the creation of the PEPFAR, control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is within reach across much of sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to American leadership...

At a maternal and child clinic at La Fossette, one of the largest in Cap-Haitian, Haiti, patients arrive for regular check-ups as well as vaccinations.

Every April, World Immunization Week is commemorated throughout the world to raise awareness and increase rates of...

In the latest episode of "The Readout" Spokesperson Heather Nauert discusses the opioid crisis with Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway.

More than 300,000 Americans have died from overdoses involving opioids since 2000. President Donald J.

Left: Major Amos J. Peaslee’s 100-year old diplomatic passport.  Center: Major Amos J. Peaslee Right: Major Amos J. Peaslee’s personal, engraved copy of the Treaty of Versailles.

The family of the first diplomatic courier presented a treasure trove of historic documents and artifacts to the Department. Read the story of the documents and...

South Korean activists sit in mosquito nets in a campaign to mark World Malaria Day in Seoul, South Korea.

World Malaria Day showcases the global efforts to control and eliminate malaria. Every year on April 25, partners come together to celebrate success, recognize...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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