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Volunteers play a key role in promoting public health and providing health care, including prevention of epidemics such as HIV/AIDS and malaria. From participating in community sanitation campaigns to donating time and resources for building hospitals, voluntary efforts can be seen in myriad forms.

We focus on various initiatives worldwide in which volunteers contribute towards building a healthy, better world. Also featured here are related events and resources, including opportunities for volunteer health workers.

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UN Volunteer Kulwant Singh of India assists female-headed households in the northern Laotian village of Hongsa to collectively improve their economic status .He provides the women with training in agriculture and animal husbandry to producehigher quality items for sale at the local market. One such method is vaccinating livestock to ward off diseases. (Photo by UNV)UN Volunteer Kulwant Singh of India assists female-headed households in the northern Laotian village of Hongsa to collectively improve their economic status .He provides the women with training in agriculture and animal husbandry to producehigher quality items for sale at the local market. One such method is vaccinating livestock to ward off diseases. (Photo by UNV)