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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Fishermen in southern Madagascar now use modern techniques allowing them to meet fishing regulations and ensure a sustainable industry. Photo courtesy of UNV/Bengaly Kouyaté. May 2003 (Photo by UNV)Fishermen in southern Madagascar now use modern techniques allowing them to meet fishing regulations and ensure a sustainable industry. Photo courtesy of UNV/Bengaly Kouyaté. May 2003 (Photo by UNV)


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