Selected media campaigns and press releases
Handwashing Could Save One Million Children’s Lives Each Year

The simple habit of handwashing, if widely adopted, would save more than one million lives around the world yearly, most of them children under the age of five in poorer countries.

Partners: GlaxoSmithKline, African Medical and Research Foundation and Plan International

Media Reach: global audience of 350 million


80 Million People Now Treated to Prevent Elephantiasis

One of World’s Most Disfiguring Diseases Could Be Eliminated in 20 Years; Simple Treatment Costs Only Pennies Per Person

Partners: GlaxoSmithKline, World Health Organization

Media Reach: global audience of 400 million