We routinely partner with other sectors and disciplines within Columbia University and with outside institutions to broaden our reach, strengthen our approaches, and deepen our impact. Our partners include United Nations agencies, national ministries of health, universities, and other non-governmental organizations.

Columbia University Partners

External Partners 

United Nations partners

  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Girls' Education Initiative  (UNGEI)
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
  • Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
  • World Health Organization


  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  • Osaka University
  • University of the Philippines
  • Makerere University
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Burnet Institute
  • City University of New York (CUNY), Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy 
  • Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
  • University of Fribourg 
  • Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • McGill University, Department of Integrated Studies in Education
  • Muhumbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
  • Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications


  • African Population & Health Research Center
  • Childreach Tanzania
  • Coalition for the Homeless
  • The Door
  • EndoSisters East Africa Foundation
  • Grow and Know, Inc. 
  • International Federation of Red Cross
  • International Rescue Committee
  • NFCC-Nepal 
  • Norwegian Church Aid
  • Oxfam 
  • Sauti Yetu Center for African Women and Families
  • Save the Children
  • Simavi
  • Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
  • Tai Tanzania
  • Trocaire
  • WaterAid
  • Women's Refugee Commission
  • WorldReader


  • Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Network
  • MHM in Ten