Mission: To improve the health of disadvantaged people in Africa as a means for them to escape poverty and improve the quality of their lives. They have six main programs: Malaria, HIV/AIDS, water sanitation, rural hospitals, trainings and family health.
Aim: to manage Canada's support and resources effectively and accountably to achieve meaningful, sustainable results; also, to engage in policy development in Canada and internationally, enabling Canada's effort to realize its development objectives.
Ensures humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence; permanent mandate under international law to take impartial action for prisoners, the wounded and sick, and civilians affected by conflict.
Transcript of speech about success of the process that was launched in Bamako with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, resulting in significant global reductions in maternal and child mortality.
Provides leadership on global health matters, shapes the health research agenda, sets norms and standards, articulates evidence-based policy options, provides technical support to countries and monitors and assessing health trends.
Strives to remove the barriers that marginalise people with disabilities in the most disadvantaged societies in the world by working with partner organisations in these regions, by influencing policy at all levels and by responding to emergencies and natural disasters.
Improves lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solution; staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges.
Transforms the lives of orphans and vulnerable children affected by the AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa by partnering with grassroots organizations to design and implement innovative economic development programs that enable families and communities to become self-sufficient.
Advocates for the removal of harmful traditional practices that affect the health of women and children; applies a multi-pronged approach to influence policy and action and to create positive attitudinal change through the implementation of projects at the community level.
Aims to improve global health by promoting the understanding of obesity and weight-related diseases through scientific research and dialogue, whilst encouraging the development of effective policies for their prevention and management.
Aims to save lives and relieve suffering through the provision of health care and training; collaborates with headquarters located worldwide to maximize resources for the delivery of appropriate relief and development activities.
Provides a central source of information about this devastating disease; aims to support awareness, education, training, research, and leadership programs for the immediate and long term development and application of tools to combat malaria.
Aims to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote healthier childhoods, and protect the environment by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations, and private citizens — leveraging their expertise, resources, and passions — to turn good intentions into measurable results.
- Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) - United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - World Food Programme (WFP) - World Health Organization (WHO) - International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) - InterAction (InterAction) - International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) - Office of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons