CHAI at a glance

We work on the issues of HIV/AIDS, malaria, and childhood diseases, as well as expanding human resources for health, increasing access to health care and improving the efficiency of the health commodity marketplace.

Learn More »

Smart partnerships

We work in partnership with governments. Rather than implementing additional programs and parallel health systems, we work at the invitation of governments to strengthen and sustain their own capacity to provide long-term healthcare to their citizens.

Learn More »

Big impact

We take on the programs most likely to create massive and lasting change. CHAI aims to work on large, catalytic, "game-changing" opportunities rather than small implementation projects.

Learn More »

Urgent action

We are action-oriented and impatient. It is unacceptable that millions of people continue to die every year from diseases that we can prevent and cost-effectively treat. CHAI's 600+ staff are driven by this urgency. We work in many areas where others can't or won't.

Learn More »

Business approach

Globally, CHAI negotiates price reductions for medications and diagnostics and works to increase the quality of these commodities. To date, 72 countries use medications whose prices were reduced through CHAI’s creative “incentive engineering” with companies.

Learn More »

Increasing Human Resources for Health

photo of Increasing Human Resources for Health

01/01/2012 CHAI - Charmaine Pattinson of the Clinton Health Access Initiative discusses the need for increasing human resources for health in the developing world.

More »

Pediatric HIV Diagnoses and Medications

photo of Pediatric HIV Diagnoses and Medications

Shaffiq Essajee, Senior Advisor on HIV, explains CHAI's innovative solutions for helping countries access HIV/AIDS medications and scaling up diagnostic and treatment systems.

More »

Price Subsidies Increase The Use Of Private Sectors ACTs

Increasing usage of artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs), the recommended firstline malaria treatment in most countries, is a central pillar of the global effort to reduce malaria mortality.

More »

Increasing Access to Life-saving Medicines and Diagnostics

photo of Increasing Access to Life-saving Medicines and Diagnostics

Inder Singh, the Clinton Health Access Initiative's (CHAI's) former Executive Vice President for Access Programs, discussing how CHAI had worked to remove barriers to access to life-saving medicines in the developing world.

More »

“It just struck me that this was a problem that cried out for organization and entrepreneurial skill. And that for a relatively small amount of money, we could have a huge impact.”