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4th Sector Health: Alliances in Latin America and the Caribbean


  • Public and private funding needed to be harnessed to address health issues.
  • 4th Sector Health developed 10 regional alliances in 14 countries.
  • The project leveraged more than $18 million from 21 corporate partners.
The Challenge

To leverage corporate and USAID funding bringing additional resources and solutions to health issues of the poor, 4th Sector Health was created. Funded by USAID’s Latin America/Caribbean Regional Bureau, the project promoted and developed public-private partnerships and strengthened local capacity in health through south-to-south exchange. 

The Approach

4th Sector Health developed 10 regional alliances in 14 countries with partners such as Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Proctor and Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Ericsson, and Claro.

The Results

The project worked with corporate HIV councils to strengthen HIV workplace programs among four multinationals in Mexico, and engaged greater corporate participation in the region by promoting dialog on HIV among companies at regional HIV conferences. The project leveraged more than $18 million in additional resources from 21 corporate partners, which benefited and built the capacity of more than 730 local institutions in the region.


Latin America & the Caribbean