Projects related to Global Health
We lead the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project known as Health for Life (H4L).
Improving maternal and child health in high-need, low-resource areas
Coordinating sight-saving surgery in Mozambique
RTI is the lead implementer of ENVISION, a project that aims to empower governments of endemic countries to lead national NTD control programs and scale up the delivery of preventive medicine for the most common NTDs.
Empowering communities to stop the spread of disease
How smoking and obesity interventions in youth can reduce global NCD prevalence
Worldwide, 59 percent of deaths from breast cancer and 50 percent of breast cancer cases occur in low to middle-income countries. India bears 7 percent of the global burden of breast cancer cases.
Despite tremendous advances, the vast majority of malaria cases and deaths continue to occur in Africa. In Guinea, a French-speaking coastal country in West Africa, malaria—paludisme in French—is the leading cause of health consultations, hospitalizations, and deaths.
How school-based interventions can help reduce the prevalence of NCDs in India
An effective solution for reducing risky behaviors designed specifically for men, women, and couples
RTI is working with the Kenyan Ministry of Health to help curb non-communicable diseases, making up 40 percent of in-hospital deaths per year.
Speeding the time to treatment for severe heart attacks
Establishing a shared commitment through public-private partnerships in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador
Investigating the quality and validity of a promising intervention
Controlling and Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases Among the World’s Most Vulnerable Populations
Supporting sustainable public health interventions and strengthening health systems
Improving health service delivery through a national health information system and mobile-based disease reporting
Generating evidence to reduce child deaths from diarrhea and pneumonia in two Indian states
In recent years, Tanzania has emerged as a national success story in malaria prevention and control. Between 2005 and 2016, nearly all malaria indicators for Tanzania improved.
Streamlining data collection and sharing through improved informatics and data use within the health sector
Under grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Reinvent the Toilet” challenge, in 2012 we assembled a team of experts to develop a novel waste treatment system designed for use in the places where people need it most.