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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

55 Projects found
Many frontline professionals in community services, law enforcement services, and the health system lack the skills and knowledge they need to safely meet the needs of those at heightened risk of...
Nearly half of all U.S. children are exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as abuse, neglect, incarceration of a family member, substance use in the home, divorce, or...
By 2025, an estimated 7.2 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia. An estimated 20% of those affected will need comprehensive care to address...
While Rwanda is on track to achieve its goals of economic growth, education for young adults is lagging behind. With many unable to complete middle school, young adults aged 16–30 need training in...
South Sudan is the youngest country in the world, in terms of its independence and its population, of which an estimated 72% are under 30 years old. Protracted crises, including conflict and climate-...
While rates of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are relatively low at 1% (UNAIDS, 2015), prevalence in population centers and along economic corridors has remained a consistent concern...
EDC and its partners understand that Jamaican youth from at-risk communities are striving to move against an often negative tide of inequity, isolation, and stigma. There is a lack of coordinated...
Individuals in low- and middle-income countries are vulnerable to experiencing mental health problems due to factors such as poverty, domestic abuse, violence, HIV/AIDS, food insecurity, chronic...
Programs intended to prevent HIV have historically struggled to reach those at greatest risk, including minorities and medically underserved groups. Often times, this is due to agencies’ lack of...
Health care providers and systems play an important role in preventing suicides. Yet most health care providers do not ask people about their thoughts of suicide, and most systems are not prepared to...