Skip to main content

Table 1 general focus of each partnership included in the analysis

From: Gender blind? An analysis of global public-private partnerships for health

Global Health Public-Private Partnership

Website address



To develop new, effective TB vaccines that are affordable and accessible to all who need them.


To develop new drugs or new formulations of existing drugs for people living with neglected diseases.

FIND diagnostics

To turn complex diagnostic challenges into simple solutions to overcome diseases of poverty and transform lives.


To reduce malnutrition through sustainable market-based strategies aimed at improving the health and nutrition of populations at risk.


To save children’s lives and to protect people’s health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries.

Global Health Innovative Technology Fund

To facilitate international partnerships that bring Japanese innovation, investment, and leadership to the global fight against infectious diseases and poverty in the developing world.

Global Road Safety Partnership

To dedicate its partnership to the sustainable reduction of road-crash death and injury in low- and middle-income countries, which suffer 90 per cent of the 1.3 million annual deaths and 50 million serious injuries that arise from road crashes.

International Vaccine Institute

To discover, develop, and deliver safe, effective and affordable vaccines for global public health.

Medicines for Malaria Venture

To reduce the burden of malaria in disease-endemic countries by discovering, developing and facilitating delivery of new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs.

Roll Back Malaria

To reduce malaria morbidity and mortality by reaching universal coverage and strengthening health systems.

Scaling Up Nutrition

To ensure high quality and tailored support for efforts to scale up nutrition in line with both national and global targets (e.g., the 6 targets set at the 2012 World Health Assembly).

Stop TB Partnership

To serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality diagnosis, treatment and care is available to all who need it.

TB Alliance

To dedicate its organisation to the discovery and development of better, faster-acting, and affordable TB drugs that are available to those who need them.

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

To save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.

The Global Fund

To attract, manage and disburse additional resources through a new PPP that will make a sustainable and significant contribution to the reduction of infections, illness and death, thereby mitigating the impact caused by HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria in countries in need, and contributing to poverty reduction as part of the MDGs.

The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing

To drive forward, develop, and share knowledge to strengthen handwashing implementation, build political commitment, and trigger action to promote handwashing at local, national, and international levels, including through advoacy initiatives, such as Global Handwashing Day.

The Micronutrient Initiative (Nutrition International)

To be a global leader in advancing integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions to reduce vitamin and mineral deficiencies through advocacy, technical and programmatic support, in collabortion with others.

The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

To increase the engagement, alignment and accountability of partners, by creating a multi-stakeholder platform that will support the successful implementation of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, enabling partners to achieve more together than any individual Partner could do alone.