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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Sharing his expertise takes up a large portion of UN Volunteer Olexiy Vitte's day. A UNV radiologist from Ukraine, he spends hours each week meeting with staff members at Mnazi Mmoja State Hospital to instruct them on proper ultrasound techniques. (Photo by UNV)Sharing his expertise takes up a large portion of UN Volunteer Olexiy Vitte's day. A UNV radiologist from Ukraine, he spends hours each week meeting with staff members at Mnazi Mmoja State Hospital to instruct them on proper ultrasound techniques. (Photo by UNV)


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