PSI is a global non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on serious challenges like a lack of family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal health, and the greatest threats to children under five, including malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition. PSI has operations throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America and has more than 16,000 franchises delivering services to 6.4 million clients.
The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an international leader in designing and implementing programs to improve the lives of women and girls. At the core of its work is the belief that women are critical for advancing global development, democracy and progress.
The Safe Water Network brings together the most innovative minds, companies, and organizations in a collaborative and strategic network of partnerships to help solve the world's most pressing humanitarian concern: Nearly a billion people in the developing world live without access to safe, affordable drinking water.
The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) provides practical, low-cost solutions to health problems that affect billions of people across the globe. Its unique proximity to the health challenges of the developing world, both urban and rural, allows for cutting-edge research that is relevant, rigorously tested, scalable in resource-limited settings, and, most importantly, improves health outcomes and well-being of individuals in low-income countries.
The Richard T. Clark Fellowship program represents the best of what is possible in private-public partnerships for global health. It is a win/win. Merck benefits from PSI’s existing, on-the-ground network of health programs and our understanding of the local market for health products. We benefit from the Fellows’ energy, ideas, expertise and commitment to innovation – allowing PSI to further enhance health impact across the world.
President & CEO, PSI