Founded as Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative, BIPAI at Texas Children’s Hospital is the largest care and treatment network based at an academic institution supporting programs for children living with HIV. BIPAI Headquarters and its network of nine affiliated, independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) together provide pediatric and maternal healthcare for vulnerable populations around the world.

Launched in 2005, the Texas Children’s Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine Global Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) program is strengthening local healthcare infrastructure in partnership with local Ministries of Health and policy advisors. Together, we are building capacity to effectively provide the knowledge and treatments needed to optimally care for emergently ill and injured children across the globe.

Texas Children's Global Health Corps sends physicians to our Network sites to provide care and treatment and build the capacity of local health workers to combat diseases and conditions impacting child health and survival globally.

Launched in 2017 in partnership with the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative Network and supported by a $50 million foundational investment from Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the Texas Children’s Global HOPESM (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence) program is strengthening local healthcare infrastructure, in partnership with local Ministries of Health, and building capacity to effectively provide the multi-disciplinary care that is needed to optimally care for children with cancer.

Texas Children’s global health programs in Latin America provide a holistic approach to caring for children, women and families with three primary goals: to reduce maternal and under-5 mortality among the most disadvantaged people, improve health system responsiveness to these groups, and catalyze sustainable change that focuses on socioeconomic factors that shape a community’s health, like economic opportunity and education.

Our program collaborates with partners in regions of greatest need to increase access to and improve delivery of women's health services. These wide-ranging obstetric and gynecological services include family planning, maternity care, and identification of preexisting conditions that may hamper a healthy delivery such as malnutrition and obstetric fistula.  We offer community education on the benefits of smaller families, childhood nutrition and a host of other maternal and child health subjects and our clinical research leads to better outcomes for mothers and children worldwide.

The Program for Immigrant and Refugee Child Health (PIRCH) at Texas Children’s Hospital envisions a world where all of these children, regardless of their country of origin, have access to and benefit from the highest quality health services available. Founded in 2018, PIRCH supports innovative initiatives to realize this vision through the efforts of Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with regional, national, and international partners.

The Texas Children’s Global Surgery & Anesthesiology Program aims to address training disparities and increase access to quality surgical services for children in resource-limited settings.

Launched in 2011, Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine initiated the Global TB Program led by TB expert Dr. Anna Maria Mandalakas. The Program aims to address gaps associated with pediatric TB care and treatment in the most vulnerable populations throughout the world. Working in alignment with the World Health Organization, the program uses research, education, program implementation, and advocacy to prevent, diagnose, and treat TB in children and adolescents.

The Vaccine Center has led and revolutionized national and international efforts in solving emerging pandemics, neglected tropical diseases, and other threats to global health. Our researchers are world leaders in infectious disease research and translating those discoveries to real-world solutions . In addition, we are actively involved in science communications and public outreach in several national and international advocacy, diplomacy, and educational initiatives and partnerships to jointly develop and build capacity for new vaccines globally.

Texas Children’s Global Health Network leads efforts that advance healthcare equity through innovative collaboration in care, education and research globally.

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