93 million

people served by CRS health programming in 2017


health projects in 2017


countries hosted CRS health projects in 2017

About Health

As a leader in international humanitarian aid, CRS often goes where others don’t. We carry out a wide array of health-related activities tailored to the needs of the countries and communities we serve. Our international health aid programs are designed to address inequities, support universal access to services and produce long lasting results. Our approach strengthens local partners, develops local solutions and works in remote areas often neglected by existing health and social service systems. CRS’ key health programming areas include:

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