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It takes teamwork to deliver life-changing health improvements to the people who need it most. 

Through our global health programs and partnerships, we support initiatives that strengthen overall health systems of communities in need. These are helping to drive progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

From training frontline healthcare workers and supporting infrastructure to providing global health grants and investments, we’re ensuring that systems will have the capacity and sustainability to deliver desired health outcomes for the most vulnerable populations. 

  • We have a strong tradition of funding external, independent, not-for-profit organizations. These partners share our commitment to fund programs and activities that provide broad public benefit, advance medical care, and improve patient outcomes.  

    Among these partners are patient advocacy groups, professional medical associations, and other U.S.-based charitable organizations with 501(c)(3) tax status.  

    We do everything we can to ensure that our alignment with external, independent, not-for-profit organizations is conducted in strict compliance with relevant laws and regulations, industry codes, external standards, and internal Pfizer policies and procedures.

    Learn About Our Charitable Contributions

  • Disasters can strike at any time in any part of the globe. Events like severe storms, droughts, wildfires, disease outbreaks, and population displacement take a tragic toll on people. 

    The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the World Health Organization agree that the frequency and severity of humanitarian emergencies generated as the result of impacts of climate change will continue to increase unless global carbon emissions are reduced and temperature rise is stabilized. 

    Recognizing the critical need for emergency humanitarian assistance, we have a three part approach: cash grants, product donations, and other access solutions.  

    Pfizer colleagues around the world work collaboratively with governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Civil Service Organizations (CSOs), and health care providers (HCPs), to enable prevention and treatment of disease by making medicines and vaccines available to as many people as possible. 

    Learn About Our Disaster & Humanitarian Relief Response

  • Our colleagues are able to support causes and organizations they care about through a workplace program called Give Forward.  

    Using online tools, programs and rewards, the initiative allows our people to support in organizations they personally believe in.  

    Give Forward enables us all to act today, and impact tomorrow.

    Learn About Give Forward

  • The Global Health Fellows and Global Health Teams programs place Pfizer colleagues on skills-sharing assignments with key partner organizations to help strengthen local health systems.  

    By pairing the expertise of our colleagues with the specific needs of the partner, we’re making an investment in individual and community health on a local level and helping to bring breakthroughs to those in need.

    Learn About Global Health Fellows

  • Advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including universal health coverage (UHC) is going to require groundbreaking and sustainable solutions that leverage emerging technologies to strengthen health systems.  

    A key area in need of this innovation is “last mile” delivery to remote communities. 

    Since 2019, Pfizer has been working with  Zipline to develop new drone technology for delivering medicines to remote communities around the world.  Together with Zipline and its other partners, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Gavi Alliance, and the UPS Foundation, we’re working to help support the Government of Ghana in establishing a medical drone delivery system to ensure access to crucial health products in some of the nation’s most rural areas.

    This delivery system highlights the power of public-private partnerships to maximize impact

    Explore Innovation in Medicine Delivery

  • The Pfizer Multicultural Health Equity Collective focuses on helping to improve health equity across ethnic groups and other underrepresented communities facing significant health disparities.

    Explore Our Multicultural Health Equity Collective

  • Gavi is an international health organization focused on improving access to new and under-used vaccines for the most vulnerable populations in partnership with the public and private sectors.

    Pfizer first partnered with Gavi in 2010 to provide our pediatric pneumococcal conjugate, shipping more than 600 million doses to 50 Gavi-eligible countries through the pneumococcal Advanced Market Commitment (AMC) since that time. AMC is a Gavi financing mechanism that works to provide sustainable supply to countries in need.  

    Gavi is also a founding member of the COVAX Facility, a worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. In partnership with COVAX, Pfizer and BioNTech have provided their COVID-19 vaccine to more than 90 countries in every region around the globe.

    Learn About the Gavi Alliance

  • The Pfizer Foundation* is a charitable organization founded by Pfizer, Inc. 

    The Foundation provides funding and resources to support programs that nurture science and innovation, reduce the threat of disease, strengthen healthcare capacity, ensure access to quality care, address immediate disaster and humanitarian health needs, and enhance the community involvement of our colleagues.  

    The impact of these programs is significant and far-reaching, impacting millions of people around the globe annually.

    Explore the Pfizer Foundation

    *The Pfizer Foundation is a charitable organization established by Pfizer Inc. It is a separate legal entity from Pfizer Inc. with distinct legal restrictions.

  • We recognize that collaboration is essential to solving complex global public health challenges.  

    Trachoma is one of several neglected tropical diseases the World Health Organization has identified for elimination. This infectious eye disease causes eyelids to turn in and lashes to scrape the eyeball, causing great pain, corneal ulcers, and irreversible blindness unless treated with antibiotics or a simple surgical procedure.  

    Trachoma is the world's leading infectious cause of blindness and primarily affects remote communities with severely limited access to healthcare, clean water, and sanitation.  

    In 2019, just over 142 million people are at risk of trachoma, a 91percent reduction from the 1.5 billion in 2002.1 

    Learn About Our Trachoma Initiative

Pfizer RxPathways connects eligible patients to a range of assistance programs that offer insurance support, co-pay help, and medicines for free or at a savings.

 

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Our resources allow us to do more for people. Using our global presence and scale, we’re able to make a difference in local communities and the world around us. 

Incredible things can happen when people come together with one shared goal. The future of medicine is happening at Pfizer, and we’re eager to work alongside inspired and inspirational people who want to improve healthcare around the world.

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