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,

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

Gender & Equity

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights All women and girls—regardless of what country they live in, their ethnicity, socioeconomic status or role in society—deserve to live healthy, safe and empowered lives. Jhpiego works to transform harmful gender norms that inhibit people from accessing health information and services. Gender inequality limits the use of contraceptive methods and