article atm-icon bar bell bio cancel-o cancel ch-icon crisis-color crisis cs-icon doc-icon down-angle down-arrow-o down-triangle download email-small email external facebook googleplus hamburger image-icon info-o info instagram left-angle-o left-angle left-arrow-2 left-arrow linkedin loader menu minus-o pdf-icon pencil photography pinterest play-icon plus-o press right-angle-o right-angle right-arrow-o right-arrow right-diag-arrow rss search tags time twitter up-arrow-o videos

Suggested Content

Health is Fundamental

Graphic representation of a family

Children

The equivalent of more than 200 million schoolyears are lost each year in low income countries as a result of ill health, and the impact on learning and cognition is equivalent to a deficit of more than 630 million IQ points

Graphic representation of a family

Family

“Every year an estimated 100 million people – that’s more than a quarter of a million people every day – are forced into poverty as a result of out-of-pocket health care costs. “

Jim Yong Kim
World Bank Group President

Graphic representation of homes

Community

When disaster or disease strike down a local health worker, community leader or neighbor, countless lives may be lost that might otherwise have been saved.

Take Action

So many ways to give health. You can choose.

Become a partner in caring for people in crisis

    Learn More

    Create your own campaign on Facebook to Give Health

      Explore Now

      Check our career and volunteer opportunities

        Explore Now