By providing access to existing drugs and accelerating development of new treatments, millions of people can have a better opportunity to succeed in school and lead a more socially and economically productive lives.Learn more on the Partnership
Whilst virtually eradicated in high-income countries, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates 3,000 new cases of obstetric fistula occur annually in Kenya.
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), diabetes will affect over 500 million people worldwide in 2030.
It is the goal of Aeras to develop, test, characterize, license, manufacture and distribute at least one new TB vaccine within 10 years.
The vast majority of new HIV infections are through sexual contact; therefore, the key to slowing the HIV epidemic is to prevent sexual transmission of HIV.
At any given moment, more than 12 million people around the world are suffering from active TB infection.
Cancer is the second-most common cause of death in Europe and remains a significant health problem. Eastern European countries, however, have higher cancer incidence and mortality rates.
In rural communities in resource-limited countries where there is usually a very poor doctor-to-patient ratio, people often travel long distances to receive even basic healthcare provision.
An online forum for nurses worldwide to share ideas, advice and innovations.
An international program to tackle childhood cancers, impacting children, their families and health professionals in low-and middle-income countires.
HIVACAT program was launched to design, develop and test potential HIV vaccine candidates.
A new Japanese-led initiative aiming to advance the development of new health technologies such as drugs, vaccines and diagnostic for low and middle income countries.
Appropriately trained and adequately supported frontline health workers can improve access to basic health services in their communities.
Fake medicines put patients and the general public at risk.
While non-communicable diseases (NCDs) - like diabetes, heart disease and cancer - impact individuals and societies around the world, their impact is particularly devastating in low- and middle-income countries.
To improve maternal and newborn care, WHO promotes a package of interventions and guidelines of the Integrated Management of Pregnancy and Childbirth (IMPAC).