Around the world, health agendas are inextricably linked to politics and policymakers, and the policies made in the U.S. affect the health and survival of children across the globe. Many organizations offer information on the influence of politics in global health and provide ways for you to track global health bills currently making their way through the legislative process.
You can learn more about the groups listed here and many others by visiting their web sites and checking out their resources.
Through the CARE Action Network, participants come together to speak out about the need to improve education and health care, stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and address conflicts before they escalate to violence in order to enable communities to lift themselves out of poverty and fulfill their potential.
Global Health Council
The Council is the world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world, and they are working to create a nationwide network of volunteers committed to advocating for global health.
The ONE Campaign
The ONE Campaign engages Americans in the fight against the global AIDS emergency and extreme poverty. To that end, the Campaign advocates for allocating an additional one percent of the U.S. budget toward providing basic needs like health, education, clean water, and food for the poorest countries.
Save the Children
Ensure your voice is heard at the local, national and global level to help elected officials understand the challenges of poverty, famine, disease, violence, and illiteracy facing women and children today.
U.S. Coalition for Child Survival
Help the U.S. Coalition for Child Survival in the effort to improve the health and well-being of children around the world.
U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Take action to help UNICEF provide all the world's children with basic necessities such as health, equality, education, and protection against violence.