The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Beyond its health implications, the pandemic continues to pose a threat to the progress in reducing global poverty and income inequalities. Particularly concerning is the potential long-term impact on the next generation of children. Learn more about the pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.
Despite being a preventable disease, tuberculosis claims the lives of numerous children annually, either due to delayed diagnosis or lack of treatment. Discover key facts about TB, particularly in children, where the disease develops rapidly.
The global HIV and AIDS pandemic is an enduring and profound health challenge, leaving a lasting impact on the world. In 2023, HIV remains a significant global public health concern. Learn essential facts and explore the progress in the prevention, treatment, and efforts to end HIV and AIDS.
Explore frequently asked questions about the Ebola virus and World Vision’s response to Ebola outbreaks. Learn how we educate communities, support healthcare workers, provide child protection, and more in the fight against Ebola.
In rural parts of many developing countries, families often lack access to basic healthcare. World Vision helps fill the gap by equipping community health workers, who can help diagnose common illnesses such as malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea.
For nearly a decade, Chiyumbabeenzu Health Post in Zambia struggled without running water, hindering sanitation and care — especially for expectant mothers. When World Vision installed a mechanized water system at the clinic, water became readily accessible. With water, more mothers are giving birth at the clinic, hygiene has improved, and the small health staff can better serve their community.
At Zambia’s Nsombo Rural Health Center, expectant mothers were required to bring their own water for cleaning and bathing during childbirth. It deterred many from coming. Now with a mechanized water system close by, the clinic’s practices have changed and moms are having safer deliveries.
Discover the reasons for hope in children’s healthcare advancements, and how World Vision is leading the way in boosting the health of kids worldwide. Learn about our latest efforts to enhance access to healthcare and how we’re making a positive impact on vulnerable children’s lives.