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Improving health

People are dying and suffering unneccesarily because of a lack of access to quality healthcare . Poor health keeps people trapped in a cycle of poverty.

VSO's projects and volunteers help health workers, governments and communities improve access to quality health services.

Last year we worked improving healthcare with 127 partners in 15 countries. We trained 31,000 local health practitioners, helping almost one million people receive the quality healthcare needed for a life free of poverty.

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