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.
On January 8-10 2020, the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics (FACE) convened a meeting at The Task Force for Global Health on an unlikely topic
Defying Stigma and Discrimination: Being Affected by Leprosy Brings More Challenges Than Just the Disease
World Leprosy Day was on January 26th. Amar Bahadur Timulsina was diagnosed with leprosy at 12 years old. Being from a remote village in Nepal
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