Today, USAID staff work in more than 100 countries around the world with the same overarching goals that President Kennedy outlined 50 years ago – furthering America’s foreign policy interests in expanding democracy and free markets while also extending a helping hand to people struggling to make a better life, recover from a disaster or striving to live in a free and democratic country. It is this caring that stands as a hallmark of the United States around the world.
Partnership Secretariat MCSP is USAID’s flagship program supporting high-impact health interventions with a focus on 24 high-priority countries to help end preventable child and maternal deaths within a generation. MCSP supports programming in maternal, newborn and child health, immunization, family planning and reproductive health, nutrition, health systems strengthening, water/sanitation/hygiene, malaria, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and pediatric HIV care and treatment. Learn more at: www.mcsprogram.org.
The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals. For more information, visit www.unfoundation.org.
The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in developing countries as a cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer and more prosperous world.
The MDG Health Alliance is comprised of eminent leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors working in conjunction with the Health and Education Cluster of the Secretary General’s MDG Advocates to support country efforts to accelerate progress toward achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs 4, 5 and 6).
Praekelt Foundation builds open source, scalable mobile technologies and solutions to improve the health and well-being of people living in poverty. Its programs have reached over 50 million people across 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. It has the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. UNICEF advocates for measures to give children the best start in life, because proper care at the youngest age forms the strongest foundation for a person’s future.
Qualcomm believes access to 3G and next-generation mobile technologies can improve people’s lives. Qualcomm’s Wireless ReachTM initiative is a strategic program that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally.
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and vaccines brands. GSK products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.
Intel is a global technology corporation that designs and manufactures advanced integrated digital technology platforms. Intel’s mission is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.
Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) collaborates with organizations working in the international development sector to help deliver innovative solutions that truly change the way people work and live. This partnership model enables Accenture’s core capabilities to be made available to clients in the international development sector on a not-for-profit basis to help strengthen organizations and build emerging markets from within.
The Palladium Group’s mission is to catalyze an enriched future for all. They spark positive change through knowledge, inventive thinking, and their drive towards progress. Palladium creates enriched futures for all stakeholders, always seeking to deliver enduring change.
Our vision is Healthy Children for a Healthy World. World Vision works to end preventable deaths and stunting by promoting access to essential health services and evidence based interventions for pregnant moms and under two year old children at the household, community, and national levels. Frontline health workers are empowered by digital technology across 18 countries. Together with keypartners, common health and nutrition modules are deployed and 11 countries are using the MoTECH Suite mhealth solution. www.wvi.org
The mission of the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign is to accelerate the attainment of universal health coverage in sub-Saharan Africa by supporting governments, international partners, and national stakeholders dedicated to community health worker scale-up for health systems strengthening. The Campaign works to build upon the successful advocacy efforts of the global community and is operated by a small secretariat based in New York with field staff in Africa.
Dalberg Global Development Advisors is a strategy and policy advisory firm dedicated to global development. Its mission is to mobilize effective responses to the world’s most pressing issues by working with corporations, foundations, NGOs and governments to design policies, programs and partnerships to serve needs and capture opportunities in frontier and emerging markets.