PMC addressed issues based on the concerns of the host country and partners with many governmental organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been dedicated to improving people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific since its foundation in 1966. Approximately 1.6 billion people in these regions are poor and unable to access essential goods, services, assets and opportunities to which every human is entitled. Through devices like loans, grants, policy dialogue, technical assistance and equity investments, they alleviate poverty and help create a world of inclusive growth.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an American governmental organization dedicated to protecting the United States from threats to health and safety. They conduct research, provide information, and supply resources to deal with health crises, as well as working to build strong healthy communities and prevention efforts to foster good health.
The Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health works to help all Ethiopians be healthy, productive, and prosperous. Their mission is to reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability and improve the health status of the Ethiopian people.
Now known as the State of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples', this state comprises 10 percent of the total area of the country.
HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office of the Government of Ethiopia (HAPCO) hopes to, one day, see Ethiopia free of HIV/AIDS. They hope to achieve this goal by creating universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support through intensified community mobilization and empowerment.
The Nigerian Ministry of Health seeks to implement programs and policies that will bring about effective and affordable health services in Nigeria. The Nigerian Ministry of Health hopes to educate Nigerians in preventative measures as well as treat those already effected by illness and health risks, particularly maternal and infant health, malaria, and HIV/AIDS.
Much of the U.S. Embassy’s focus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been on decreasing violence, including sexual violence against women because the Congo has some of the highest rape statistics in the world. The embassy also works to fight diseases like malaria and AIDS.
USAID (United States Agency for International Development) seeks to end extreme poverty by creating inclusive societies with an effective and legitimate government that is capable of creating social safety for those most vulnerable. USAID defines poverty to include food insecurity, ill health, illiteracy, disempowerment, and vulnerability.
AusAID (The Australian Agency for International Development) provides support and assistance to aid the development of Australia’s neighbors and countries abroad. The government is working to eliminate global poverty and hunger while also improving health, gender equality, education, and environmental sustainability.
Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Global Affairs Canada, leads a number of initiatives and goals, including leading Canada’s international efforts to reduce global poverty and provide humanitarian assistance. In addition to PMC's radio serial dramas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Global Affairs Canada supports other initiatives in the DRC as well.
The Ethiopian Public Health Alliance/Association (EPHA) is a health professionals association established in 1991 that envisions a high standard of health for the people of Ethiopia. It promotes better health services through advocacy, professional competence, relevant policies, and effective networking.
The European Union (EU) is a political partnership between 28 European countries that cover most of the continent. It was established in the aftermath of the World War II. One of the EU’s main goals is to promote human rights domestically, as well as externally.
The International Consortium for Emergency Contraception’s (ICEC) mission is to expand access to and ensure safe and locally appropriate use of emergency contraception worldwide within the context of family planning and reproductive health programs, with an emphasis on developing countries. ICEC and its member organizations have played a key role in introducing emergency contraception in a wide range of settings.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). SDC, working with other departments, is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation.
The US Fish and Wildlife Division of International Conservation works with partners all around the world in order to conserve fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats to maintain the integrity of ecological processes for future generations. They support programs whose mission is to reduce human to wildlife conflict and other threats to nature and wildlife. The Global Branch of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Division of International Conservation works globally and focuses on conserving habitats and endangered species.
The University of Alberta, located in Alberta, Canada, is dedicated to faculty and students and finding new ways to serve the people of Alberta, the nation, and the world. The University of Alberta’s has had the vision to be one of the world’s great universities for the public good since its inception. It is dedicated to the promise made by founding president Henry Marshall Tory that “… knowledge shall not be the concern of scholars alone. The uplifting of the whole people shall be its final goal.”