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Global Health Equity

We are closing the gap between communities and care by enabling access to our medicines and technologies, championing nurses and health workers and working together with community-based organizations.
Arti Gajanan Modshe speaking wither her patient Chandrabai Pandurang Sankpal in front of a house

In the 2023 Health for Humanity Report: How we’re closing the gap between communities and care

Discover our latest impact in Johnson & Johnson’s 138-year legacy of advancing solutions to the world’s toughest health challenges.

Our approach

There is no single solution to addressing global health inequities. To improve health outcomes worldwide, we take on these challenges from several angles to support patients, health workers, and an equitable health infrastructure.

Accelerating impact through key initiatives

Closing racial health equity gaps

Our Race to Health Equity (ORTHE) was launched with the bold ambition that together, we can create a world where the color of your skin is not a determinant of your access to care, quality of care or health outcomes.

Advocating for, elevating, and empowering nurses

In alignment with a long-standing commitment to supporting frontline health workers, Johnson & Johnson is proud to continue our legacy with the nursing profession by working with our partners to attract and strengthen an innovative, thriving and diverse nursing workforce, empowered to advance health equity and transform healthcare.

Bringing the best of J&J to communities

Talent for Good inspires Johnson & Johnson employees to use their unique skills and expertise to serve people and communities in need.

Featured efforts and collaborations

Kenya makes history with new initiative to formally support community health workers and advance health equity

For the first time ever, community health workers in Kenya will receive formal recognition for the critical role they play in delivering care.

Johnson & Johnson expands commitment to advance health equity in the United States

Johnson & Johnson supports more than 100 community-led organizations in marginalized communities to provide resources and tools to advance accessible, quality health care in the U.S.

Dr. Daphne Chan is helping improve clinical trial diversity through the J&J VISIBLE study

Johnson & Johnson Our Race to Health Equity is profiling the people at the heart of the company who are working to make a more equitable world possible through its Health Equity Champion Spotlight series.

Johnson & Johnson Foundation

Johnson & Johnson Foundation is a registered charitable organization that reflects the commitment of Johnson & Johnson to use its size, scale and diversity to change lives and communities, advance equitable care, and put better health within reach, aligned with its purpose to profoundly impact health for humanity.

Supporting novel ideas with entrepreneurs

Impact Ventures by Johnson & Johnson Foundation invests in companies and entrepreneurs innovating to improve health equity for underserved patients around the world.

The Global Health Equity newsletter

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