Safe Surgery

Close up of surgeons hands in gloves operating on a patient.

Revolutionizing Surgery for Billions A lack of surgical care kills more people each year than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Around the world, 5 billion people don’t have access to safe and affordable surgical care, which causes nearly 17 million deaths each year. Not surprisingly, most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries,

Malaria Prevention & Treatment

What is Malaria? Malaria is a deadly disease transmitted to people by mosquitoes. Malaria was eliminated in the U.S. in 1951, but it remains one of the most serious global health problems.  Pregnant women and children are most at risk of dying from malaria, but the disease is both preventable and treatable. In 2019, Jhpiego-supported programs provided

HIV, Tuberculosis & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Using the Best Science to Save Lives HIV, tuberculosis, Ebola, Zika, and now COVID-19. These diseases make for scary headlines. They continue to threaten men, women and children across the world. Although progress is being made, the HIV epidemic still devastates countless lives. In 2017, 1.8 million new HIV infections were reported, two-thirds of them in