Global Health

Some of our best Global Health campaigns
15 Million Babies Born Too Soon

1.1 Million Preterm Babies Die Every Year, but with inexpensive treatment 75 percent could survive
Client: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Partners: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, March of Dimes, Save the Children, World Health Organization
Media Reach: global audience of 2 billion

New Vaccines is Effective against Ebola in Large Trial in Guinea

Client: Government of Norway
Partners: Governments of Norway, Canada and Guinea, Merck, Doctors Without Borders, Public Health Agency of Canada, Welcome Trust, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health of Guinea, World Health Organization and The Lancet
Media Reach: global audience of 3 billion

New Partnership Expands Access to Contraception for 27 Million Women and Girls in Low-Income Countries

A new partnership will make a safe, effective, long-acting, reversible method of contraception available to more than 27 million women in the world’s poorest nations
Client: Government of Norway
Partners: Governments of Norway, United States, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, Clinton Foundation, Bayer Healthcare and Child’s Investment Fund
Media Reach: global audience of 700 million

President Bill Clinton, Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Nigerian President Goodluck announcing a New Partnership Expands Access to Contraception for 27 Million Women and Girls

$20.6 billion to help women, newborns, young children and adolescents

Funding secured to recover health and social services lost to COVID-19
Client: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Media Reach: global audience of 1 billion

New Harvard Study: Who, Where and Why Americans Live Longer or Die Sooner

More than 30 years separate Americans with the greatest life expectancies from those with the lowest. The new study, Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities Across Races, Counties and Race-Counties in the United States
Client: Harvard School of Public Health.
Partners: Harvard Initiative for Global Health
Media Reach: global audience of 250 million in the United States

Preterm Birth Now Leading Global Killer of Young Children

More than 3,000 Children Die Daily from Preterm Birth Complications
Client: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Partners: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Every Women Every Child, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Save the Children, UNICEF and March of Dimes
Media Reach: global audience of 2 billion, including PSAs on CNN International

Some 100 nations provide little or no relief for patients in serious pain

Almost 26 million die suffering, many without a 3-cent morphine tablet
This global pain crisis can be solved easily
Client: University of Miami
Partners: University of Miami, The Lancet
Media Reach: global audience of 600 million

Breast Cancer: Confronting the Global Epidemic

Client: Harvard Global Equity Initiative
Partners: Harvard Global Equity Initiative, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Media Reach: global audience of 400 million

World Health Organization Assesses the World’s Health Systems

Using five performance indicators to measure health systems in 191 member states, it finds that France provides the best overall health care followed among major countries by Italy, Spain, Oman, Austria and Japan
Client: World Health Organization
Media Reach: global audience of 2 billion

Global Cancer Rates Could Increase 50% by 2020

World Cancer Report shows that action on smoking, diet, infections can prevent one third of cancers, another third can be cured
Client: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Partners:
International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization
Media Reach:
global audience of 1.1 billion

 

World Prematurity Day PSA featuring Celine Dion

Birth Defects: 8 Million Annually Worldwide

Hidden Toll of Dying and Disabled Children; A Comprehensive Global Analysis Identifies Trend and Interventions
Client: March of Dimes
Media Reach: global audience of 1 billion

Every Woman Every Child PSA featuring Jennifer Lopez

Cardiovascular Death and Disability Can Be Reduced More Than 50 Percent

More at risk than previously thought, particularly in developing world
Client: World Health Organization
Media Reach: global audience of 600 million

End to the 30-year War against AIDS in Sight

Global leaders plan next steps at Harvard on World AIDS Day – Antiretroviral treatment is effective in preventing new HIV infections
Client: Harvard School of Public Health
Media Reach: global audience of 200 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
Client: GlaxoSmithKline
Partners: GlaxoSmithKline, World Health Organization
Media Reach: global audience of 400 million

Save a Child’s Heart PSA featuring Mayim Bialik 

Four International Organizations Unite to Roll Back Malaria

The program seeks to reduce substantially the human suffering and economic losses due to one of the world’s most costly diseases. Malaria causes an estimated 300 to 500 million acute cases per year, with most deaths occurring among children in Africa –nearly 3,000 die each day. It has been estimated that malaria accounts for about 10 percent of the disease burden in Africa
Client: World Health Organization
Partners: World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank
Media Reach: global audience of 500 million

Largest Trials Ever Show Mosquito Nets Could Save 500,000 African Children a Year –at Very Low Cost

Client: World Health Organization
Partners: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, United Nations Development Programme, World Bank, World Health Organization
Media Reach: global audience of 600 million

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.
Client: GlaxoSmithKline
Partners: GlaxoSmithKline, African Medical and Research Foundation and Plan International
Media Reach: global audience of 350 million

Child Marriages: 39,000 Every Day

More than 140 million girls will become child brides between 2011 and 2020. If current levels of child marriages hold, 14.2 million girls annually or 39,000 daily will marry too young.
Client: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Partners: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Every Woman Every Child, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), UNICEF, World Health Organization, World Vision
Media Reach: global audience of 500 million

‘Remarkable Results’ Made in Effort to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma in the Developing World

Pfizer commits to increase treatments from current eight million to 135 million over next five years, a 15-fold expansion
Client: Pfizer Inc.
Partners: Pfizer Inc., International Trachoma Initiative
Media Reach: global audience of 700 million

Harvard Study Suggests Ways to Improve Drug Donations Processes

Client: Harvard School of Public Health
Media Reach: global audience of 300 million

Double Fortified Salt, A Major Public Health Breakthrough

Addition of Iron and Iodine to Salt can Improve the Health of More than Half the World’s Population; Annual cost will be less than 15 cents per person
Client: Nutrition International
Media Reach: global audience of 250 million