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Which Organizations Should I Donate Money To? of alcohol, physical inactivity, and low fruit and vegetable consumptionâ€”have had little success. Treating acute heart attacks with inexpensive drugs is, however, cost-effective, according to research for the Copenhagen Consensus Center by Dean Jamison. Spending $200 million could avert several hundred thousand deaths with benefits 25 times higher than the costs. It is as simple as providing very cheap medicine to victims of heart attacks.
As well as summarizing each challenge and its solutions, and explaining where you can find the original research, the Copenhagen Consensus Guide to Giving provides a brief list of some inspiring organizations that are actively working in the area that we describe. The Copenhagen Consensus Center does not intend to endorse any particular organization. We have not closely vetted the work that they do. We do think, however, that it is sensible to point to reputable organizations working in the areas where small donations could make a big difference. In some cases, the Copenhagen Consensus Center has cooperated in different ways with these organizations. In every case, we recommend that you conduct your own research before deciding where to make a donation.
Guide to Giving
Copenhagen Consensus Center Guide to Giving