The Task Force was initially founded to solve one global health challenge – low, global, childhood immunization rates. Since then, the world has turned to us to help them solve some of the toughest health challenges we face.
As reflected in our original name, The Task Force for Child Survival, our early work focused on health issues affecting children around the world. We later became The Task Force for Global Health to reflect the expanded breadth of our programs that address the health needs of populations around the world. To learn more about our history and progress over the years, check out our Annual Reports and our co-founder, Dr. Foege’s book, The Task Force for Child Survival.
Following are some of the defining moments in our history:
30 Years of Seeing Faces
Watch our documentary, “30 Years of Seeing the Faces,” to learn more about our history and how The Task Force has evolved over the years.
The following is The Task Force’s statement submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the World Health Assembly (WHA) which The Task Force attended
The Task Force’s Voices for Vaccines (VFV) program is a parent-led initiative supported by scientists, doctors, and public health officials to provide parents clear, science-based
Field epidemiologists are an essential part of a country’s health workforce, providing disease surveillance, outbreak response, and general public health expertise to protect communities from