We work to bring forward lifesaving medicines and foster a brighter future.
A gender-transformative approach
Women and girls are uniquely affected by malaria's health, economic and societal impacts. Malaria means a heightened risk of morbidity and mortality for pregnant women and girls and their newborns. This, in turn, contributes to keeping women and girls away from school and work, exacerbating gender inequalities in education and in the workplace, and ultimately intensifying gendered power imbalances in society. MMV works to remedy this with the Malaria in Mothers and Babies (MiMBa) strategy. Read more.
Health systems strengthening
Preparing for the next global disease outbreak
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “global health” was often used with reference to low-and-middle-income countries. If the past two years have taught us anything, it is that we are all “global health”—North or South, microbes and particles connect us all, yet resources are unevenly distributed. Investments in combatting diseases that often occur amongst the poorest populations allow countries to build more resilient health systems. These systems can be deployed in response to the next global health emergency. Read more.