A multi-sector partnership improving lives by sharing the core strengths of the Coca-Cola ecosystem to support Africa's Ministries of Health to put life-saving medicines within reach of every person and motivate people to seek health services.
Managed by GETF, who provide strategic advisory, program design, project management and grants administration, this pioneering partnership between the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the United States Agency for International Development, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundation has supported Ministries of Health and partners in 12 African countries and will continue to grow its impact on the continent into 2026. In South Africa, Project Last Mile is administered under the “Next Mile Mzansi” mechanism, funded by USAID Southern Africa.
- Over 4 million people with improved access to chronic medications
- 1.9 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) produced by small and medium-sized businesses
- Over 4 million people reached with targeted communication to encourage health-seeking behaviors
- A range of multi-sector partnerships facilitated to strengthen public health systems