Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health to Launch Pilot Cancer Drug Access Program with BVGH

(September 2018) Under the auspices of AAI, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health and BVGH will launch a pilot drug access program to combat the growing cancer burden in Nigeria. Plans were finalized at a cancer stakeholder meeting in Abuja.

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to pharmaceutical companies to kick-start the program.

Learn more here or read full press release. 

Now Hiring: Junior Program Associate

(October 2019) Our team is growing! BVGH is now hiring a qualified candidate for a Junior Program Associate position in Seattle.

Junior Program Associate: 

To apply:

To apply via Indeed, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample which describes your interest in global health and BVGH (1-2 pages). You may submit your writing sample via Indeed by including it in the same document as your cover letter. 

**Applications submitted without a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.

Or send your resume, cover letter, and the writing sample to Laurie Pfalzer, Office Manager at


African Access Initiative Expands to Rwanda


(November 13, 2017) – The Government of Rwanda has joined the African Access Initiative (AAI), BVGH’s international public-private alliance addressing Africa’s escalating cancer crisis. Rwanda is the fifth African country to commit to AAI, joining Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Nigeria. Expansion to fifth country demonstrates initiative’s relevance across Africa. Click here to read more.