In the U.S., when someone receives their first COVID-19 vaccine, they get a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 vaccination card. Apart from
During the COVID-19 pandemic, time spent on unpaid care work increased for women drastically over men. Women on average have spent 4.1 hours per day
A pilot influenza vaccination campaign targeting health workers in Côte d’Ivoire succeeded in vaccinating more than 23,000 health workers, supporting the goal of establishing an
The Task Force for Global Health focused on four key global health issues at the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) hosted by the World Health
By Christa Bugg, Task Force Communications Intern Viral hepatitis is a silent killer. In 2019, nearly 80% of people living with viral hepatitis were unaware
At the Skoll World Forum earlier in April, Task Force co-founder and former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Bill Foege and
In April, the global public health community lost a dedicated public health advocate, leader, mentor, friend and colleague, Dr. Ralph ‘Rafe’ Henderson (1937 to 2022).
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Member States have convened an effort to reform the current regulations on
Last week the 66th session of the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women wrapped up discussions on achieving gender equality and empowerment
Despite a global commitment to reduce child mortality by 2030, 54 countries are expected to miss their targets. Yet a robust network of surveillance sites
On March 8, the world celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “Break the Bias” in communities, workplaces and education. The Task Force is proud
https://vimeo.com/680212178 It’s a staggering number: 11 billion life-changing tablets distributed for free over 35 years. This year The Task Force’s first program and the first-ever
Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.