Mark Tuschman has worked as an international freelance photographer for more than 32 years. As a photographer committed to issues of global health and development, he was privileged to receive the photographer of the year award from the Global Health Council in 2009-2010. His work has been featured in many internal health and development conferences, including the Pacific Health Summit in London in June 2010, a conference promoting women’s reproductive health care and the Audacia Forum, a conference on girls’ education in New York in September 2011. Most recently, many of his images were used to illustrate the UNFPA 7 Billion Campaign.
Over the years, Tuschman has collaborated with several NGO’s including The Global Fund for Women, EngenderHealth, Packard Foundation,Planned Parenthood, WomensTrust, UNFPA and UNICEF to document and promote the essential work of these groups and their grantees. He has also done extensive work for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs in Ghana (documenting drug trials on river blindness) and in Ethiopia and Vietnam on trachoma prevention (in conjunction with the Carter Center and the International Trachoma Initiative). He also has documented a diabetes prevention program for Pfizer along the entire Mexican American border from California to Texas. More recently he has documented social responsibility programs for Novartis, including treatment of leprosy in India and the Novartis Malaria Initiative in Kenya. He recently completed photographing a library of images for Planned Parenthood in Latin America and East Africa. In January of 2012, he documented the issues of dowry abuse and child brides in India.
Tuschman has received grants from the Packard Foundation to document their programs on maternal and child healthcare. He has worked in over 35 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and Europe.