Mission Statement

Our goal is to foster discussion among the broad orphan & vulnerable children (OVC) community to promote evidence-based, peer-reviewed research.

Our Vision


The goal of OVC Wellbeing is to create a community for researchers and policymakers to discuss evidence-based orphan and vulnerable children research results, ongoing studies, policy implications, and relevant news. U Our aim is to increase collaboration among the international community to provide guidance to a wide array of researchers and policymakers to promote the well-being of orphans and vulnerable children globally.

News and Media


Get the latest news and information about OVC Wellbeing’s global health publications, research breakthroughs, internships, and achievements around the world.

The OVC Wellbeing website was founded in 2012 by the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research at Duke University, which is a part of the Duke Global Health Institute.