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Empowering Change 
on the frontlines of health


Empowering people to address the health needs of the most vulnerable populations and help change the trajectory of health for humanity

Connecting, co-creating and sharing skills to empower people to deliver a positive and sustainable impact

At Johnson & Johnson we are building the healthiest communities by empowering our employees around the world to combine their resources and resolve to make a positive and dramatic impact on society and the environment.

Our change maker programs build knowledge and leadership expertise across the career spectrum at Johnson & Johnson. They also support those working on the front lines of care, through our skill sharing and scholarship opportunities. Through collaboration and co-creation, we are developing innovative and much needed solutions that tackle complex health challenges across the Europe, Middle East and Africa and on a global scale; and creating entrepreneurial and authentic leaders to champion positive change both now and for future generations.

Understanding the unmet needs for the prevention, detection and control of diabetes and hypertension in East Africa

Earlier this month, I traveled to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda as part of my Johnson & Johnson Lion Secondment. I was there to better understand the gaps that would need to be closed in order to improve morbidity and mortality due to hypertension and diabetes…

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Over 2500 young leaders applied for the 2019 J&J OYW Scholarship Program

In total, 2629 applications were received for the 2019 J&J OYW Scholarship Program, which this year is offering 12 scholarships to aspiring global young leaders (aged 18-30).

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Sospeter Ndaba, Program Manager, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

The Johnson & Johnson Secondment Program provides J&J employees with the unique opportunity to give back to society by sharing their business skills and knowledge with NGO partner organizations in long-term field assignments across the EMEA region.

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Sharing employees’ skills and knowledge to strenghten NGO partner organizations

The Secondment Program provides a unique opportunity for J&J employees across EMEA to give back to society by sharing their much-needed knowledge and skills with our NGO partners in long-term secondments, helping to build the NGO’s aspiration, organizational structure and whilst developing their own leadership skills. 

By year-end 2019, 60 J&J employees will have completed a long-term secondment with nine NGO partners across 25 countries in the EMEA region.



Empowering young leaders across the globe to change the trajectory of health for humanity

At Johnson & Johnson, we are building leadership capacity in the health and care giving arena both within our organization and externally through our J&J One Young World (OYW) Scholarship Program.

In 2018, 76 J&J OYW delegates participated in the J&J OYW program and attended the OYW Summit in The Hague, The Netherlands in October. This was our largest J&J OYW delegation to date.

This year, the One Young World Summit will be held in London, UK, 22-25 October 2019 and, once again, we are partnering with OYW to offer 12 scholarships to young leaders working on the front lines of delivering care. Application for the 2019 J&J OYW Program are now closed and the names of the 12 scholar recipients will be announced in July.

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