Health

Global health aims for worldwide health improvement, the reduction of disparities, and protection against global threats that disregard national borders.

Why Care?

“Of all of the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhumane.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

By the numbers

  • 6.6 million

    children under age 5 died in 2012, nearly 18,000 every day, despite a 47% decrease since 1990 levels.

  • 2.5 billion+

    people worldwide are estimated to be at risk of dengue, the world's fastest growing viral infection.

  • 35.3 million

    people are living with HIV as of 2012.

  • 50

    young women are newly infected with HIV every hour.

Why Care?

“Of all of the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhumane.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

By the numbers

  • 6.6 million

    children under age 5 died in 2012, nearly 18,000 every day, despite a 47% decrease since 1990 levels.

  • 2.5 billion+

    people worldwide are estimated to be at risk of dengue, the world's fastest growing viral infection.

  • 35.3 million

    people are living with HIV as of 2012.

  • 50

    young women are newly infected with HIV every hour.

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