The Atlanta Declaration: U.S. Leadership in Improving the World's Health

Atlanta, Georgia, is home to some of the leading global health and development organizations in the nation and the world. It has played a critical role in the movement for civil rights and social justice. It has a rich network of organizations bridging government, business, higher education and the non-profit sector. And its experience through many years has demonstrated the link between access to clean and safe water and sanitation and the health and economic growth in communities. Atlanta has made and will continue to make major contributions to global health and health equity.