Women and children around the world die every day from preventable diseases — every 20 seconds a child dies from a vaccine-preventable disease, and nearly one million children die each year from malaria. We work hand in hand with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other UN agencies to develop and expand major initiatives to help families survive and thrive.
In support of world-renowned international health partnerships, we have mobilized hundreds of millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of people, brought new private-sector partners into the field, helped strengthen the capacity of UN health agencies working with national governments and provided program expertise to help save lives around the world.
Our global health priorities include:
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