Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation: Our Focus Areas

In the U.S. and around the globe, the Foundation promotes health equity and seeks to improve the health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases.

Each year, more than 8 million people die from cancer worldwide. Almost six in 10 cancer deaths occur in less developed regions.

The differences in access to care, quality treatment and specialists for cardiovascular patients often negatively impact health outcomes and drive up cost.

Hepatitis B/C
Some 275 million people in Asia and the Pacific Islands have hepatitis B.
About 23.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are living with HIV — more than two-thirds of the global HIV burden.
Worldwide, more than 396 million people have diabetes, including many who are undiagnosed or undertreated.
Veterans' Mental Health & Well-Being
Nearly one in four men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer with major depression or post-traumatic stress, yet many soldiers who need mental health care are not receiving it.