The Power of Science and Innovation

Imagine what’s possible in the next 20 years if the world keeps on prioritizing health innovation for everyone.

There are new diagnostic tests, treatments, and vaccines in the research and development pipeline that will be cheaper, more effective, and easier to deliver than the current state-of-the-art. With powerful digital technologies, the world can speed up drug development and deliver care to places healthcare providers couldn’t reach before.

All people can have the chance to live longer, healthier lives. Child deaths can be cut in half again.

A world that prioritizes women’s health

Investing in women's health yields remarkable benefits, such as poverty reduction, gender equality promotion, and the establishment of thriving economies.

These outcomes have far-reaching positive impacts on families, communities, and economies, extending for years to come.

AI ultrasounds, single-dose HPV vaccines, and next-generation contraceptives, play a pivotal role in empowering women to reach their full potential.

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AI that centers equity and accelerates progress

By almost all estimations, rapid advances in AI will make transformative changes across societies and economies with the potential to fundamentally alter the way people communicate, work, learn, and improve their well-being. These are early days in the development of AI, and our focus on access and equity is fundamental to our current and future work with artificial intelligence.

See the principles guiding our work with AI

Great ideas come from everywhere

In response to a Request for Proposals for Catalyzing Equitable AI Use, more than 1,000 scientists, researchers, and implementers from low- and middle-income countries stepped forward with great ideas on how to leverage AI to solve complex issues facing their communities.

Learn more about the Grand Challenges AI Grant Recipients

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