Global Health Fellows
Pfizer partners in the program include the following organizations:
Accordia Global Health Foundation — Accordia
Accordia Global Health Foundation (Accordia) overcomes the burden of infectious diseases by building healthcare capacity and strengthening academic medical institutions in Africa.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources, and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Druid Hills, unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta. It works to protect public health and safety by providing information to enhance health decisions, and it promotes health through partnerships with state health departments and other organizations.
IntraHealth International/The Capacity Project — IntraHealth
IntraHealth International/The Capacity Project (IntraHealth) Based upon our vision of a world where all people have an equal opportunity for health and well-being, IntraHealth International's mission is to mobilize local talent to create sustainable and accessible health care. IntraHealth has served the public health needs of developing countries for nearly 30 years. With an original focus on women's and children's health, IntraHealth's work has broadened to include innovative solutions in accessing basic health care and strengthening human resources for health and interventions for HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases.
People to People Health Foundation, Inc. — Project HOPE
Project HOPE ("Health Opportunities for People Everywhere") is an international organization providing health training and medical humanitarian assistance to areas of need. The mission of Project HOPE is to provide lasting, sustainable solutions to health problems around the world, working in partnership with people and communities, while giving them the opportunity and the means to help themselves. The content of Project HOPE's programs varies greatly, based on local needs and resources. Generally, these programs fall into six categories: infectious diseases, women's and children's health, health professional education, health systems and facilities, humanitarian assistance, and the health affairs health policy journal.
PharmAccess Foundation (PharmAccess) is a Dutch not-for-profit organization dedicated to the strengthening of health systems in sub-Saharan Africa ('Africa'). Its ultimate goal is to improve access to quality basic health care including the treatment of HIV/AIDS. PharmAccess supports programs and offers services in the areas of medical and administrative capacity building, health insurance, HIV/AIDS and healthcare workplace programs, health investments and health intelligence.
Population Services International — PSI
Population Services International is the world's leading nonprofit social marketing organization, operating in more than 60 developing countries. PSI creates demand for essential health products and services by using private sector marketing techniques and innovative communications campaigns. On the supply side, PSI works with the commercial sector to increase the availability of these products and services at prices that are affordable to low-income populations. With a bottom-line orientation that is rare among nonprofits, PSI markets products and services for family planning, maternal and child health, and the prevention of AIDS, malaria and other diseases. At PSI, our success is due to our dedicated, creative, and enterprising staff. Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds for a common purpose: to empower low-income people to lead healthier lives through the informed use of essential health products and services, which are accessible and affordable to them. With the assistance of our donors, government counterparts, and partner organizations, PSI employees are saving lives.
Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation.
U.S. Agency for International Development (PEPFAR) — USAID
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Our work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture and trade; global health; and democracy, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance. Since the inception of its HIV/AIDS program in 1986, USAID has funded over $6 billion in the fight against this pandemic — more than any other public or private organization. In order to translate this funding into action, USAID collaborates with a wide array of partners in developing countries including local companies and multi-national corporations. With effective coordination, these public-private partnerships can significantly expand quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment interventions.
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.