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 Volunteers helped vaccinate thousands of local children in the capital Dili under an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Timor's Ministry of Health. (Photo by UNV)UN Volunteers helped vaccinate thousands of local children in the capital Dili under an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Timor's Ministry of Health. (Photo by UNV)


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