Voluntary initiatives for Sustainable Development
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Intel plans to collaborate with governments, private industry, development community, and academia to launch in-country programs that help address the educational needs of at least one million front-line healthcare workers by 2015
Intel Corporation
ITM,A commits to promoting women and children's health
Institute for Tropical Medicine, Antwerp
LifeSpring Hospital commits to expanding their maternal health hospital network to 100 new facilities between 2011 and 2015 in 7 cities in India
LifeSpring Hospitals of India
Nestlé commits to expanding nutrition education to teenage girls in all its milk villages in India to help increase their knowledge about good nutrition and healthy diets
Nestlé S.A.
The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition commits, through its launch of the HAND to HAND Campaign, to achieve 100 million new modern contraceptive users by 2015
Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition
WaterAid aims to ensure access to improved sanitation, hygiene and safe drinking water for a further 25 million people by 2015
WaterAid
(RED) commits to driving corporate sector engagement in the fight for an AIDS Free Generation by 2015
(RED)
Abdul Monem Limited commits to raise awareness of malnutrition and provide free vitamins
Abdul Monem Limited
Afghanistan to increase public spending on health
Afghanistan
Australia will invest around US$1.5 billion (A$1.6 billion) over the five years to 2015 on interventions evidence shows will improve maternal and child health outcomes
Australia
Bangladesh to double the percentage of births attended by a skilled health worker
Bangladesh
Benin will increase the national budget dedicated to health to 10% by 2015
Benin
BRAC commits to raise USD 262 million over the next five years in support of programs and projects in Bangladesh and eight other countries
Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee (BRAC)
Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation launched Secure the Future to help address the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
Burkina Faso commits to maintain 15% target of health spending level.
Burkina Faso
Burundi commits to increase the allocation to health sector from 8% in 2011 to 15% in 2015
Burundi
By 2015, Madagascar commits to increase health spending to at least 12%
Madagascar
Cambodia will ensure that 95% of the poor are covered by health equity funds by 2015
Cambodia
Canada made maternal, newborn and child health a priority for the G8 Muskoka Summit in June 2010
Canada
CARE commits $1.8 billion over the next 5 years to expand successful maternal, newborn and child health programs
CARE
Central African Republic commits to increase health sector spending from 9.7% to 15%
Central African Republic
Chad commits to increase health sector spending to 15%
Chad
Chagas Disease Vector Control Initiative
Japan
CLAN (Caring & Living as Neighbours) commits to ongoing advocacy efforts and grassroots community development action on behalf of children and adolescents
Caring and Living as Neighbours (CLAN)
Comoros commits to increase health sector spending to 14% of budget by 2014
Comoros
Congo commits to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity by 20% by 2015
Republic of the Congo
Continuously strive to improve safety and health in the workplace
Suez Environnement
Djibouti commits to increase the health budget from 14% to 15%
Djibouti
DKT International commits through the HAND to HAND Campaign to increase new users of family planning from 19 million couples to 25 million couples and increase of 6 million users by 2015
DKT International
Dow Corning will provide US $5 million in unrestricted support over five years to the United Nations-led Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Dow Corning
Edna Adan University Hospital committed to further improving and accelerating our Midwifery Training programmes
Edna Adan University Hospital
EMpower commits $328,000 in 2011 to support new grants in India and Nigeria
EMpower
EngenderHealth commits to building the capacity of health care professionals and programs in underserved communities of Africa and Asi
EngenderHealth
Ethiopia commits to increase the number of midwives and expects a decrease in the maternal mortality ratio by 2015
Ethiopia
FHI commits through the HAND to HAND Campaign to galvanize the community's contribution to the Global Strategy and endorse the Coalition's ambitious new goal of achieving 100 million new users of contraception in low-income countries by 2015
FHI 360
France commits to increase of its contribution to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria over the period 2011-2013
France
GE & GE Healthcare commit, as part of GE’s $6 billion healthymagination initiative, to expand its Maternal-Infant Care technology portfolio
General Electric
Germany is developing a new initiative on Voluntary Family Planning
Germany
Ghana will increase its funding for health to at least 15% of the national budget by 2015
Ghana
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth commits to develop and uphold a Code of Conduct that puts forth standards of excellence for all repositories to be upheld in partnership with countries where repositories are being established
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth
Global Fund for Women commits $2 million over the next 2 years towards advancing health and sexual and reproductive rights in over 40 countries in the Americas, Asia and Oceania, Middle East, North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Global Fund for Women
Global Health and Development
Gapminder Foundation
GSK commits to increases support for the WHO strategy to improve children’s health with a new 5-year commitment to expand donations of albendazole medicine to 1 billion doses each year, an increase of 600 million doses each year
GSK
Guinea commits to establish a budget line for reproductive health commodities and to secure 10 life-saving essential medications in at least 36 facilities providing basic obstetric care and 9 structures with comprehensive obstetric care by 2012
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau commits to increase financial spending from 10% to 14% by 2015 and to implement the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA)
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti will create a financial mechanism to ensure free maternal, newborn and child health services, and develop a plan for human resources in health by 2015
Haiti
Health Alliance International, commits a total of US $21,780,000 over the next 3 years towards the attainment of MDGs 4 and 5
Health Alliance International
HP's commits to continue applying the skills of its people (more than 320,000), its technology assets, and its customer and stakeholder partnerships to develop innovative solutions that address the root causes of critical global challenges such as infant
Hewlett Packard
HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction), working with partners, commits to generate, synthesize, coordinate and implement a prioritized research agenda for improving reprod
World Health Organisation (WHO)
IAIM Australia commits to improving women's and children's mental health and physical well-being by strengthening the capacity of communities to support, protect and restore early relationships between women and their babies
International Association of Infant Massage, Australia
IFPMA commits to continue to advocate for policies to support access to medicines and support increased attention, engagement, and collaboration in these important global health areas within and with the global pharmaceutical industry
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations
Improve Occupational Health
Rio Tinto
India is spending over US $ 3.5 billion each year on health services, with substantial expenditure on services aimed towards women’s and children’s health
India
Indonesia will ensure all deliveries will be performed by skilled birth attendants by 2015
Indonesia
International Partnership for Microbicides commits to support the implementation of the Global Strategy on Women’s and Children’s Health
International Partnership for Microbicides
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) commits through the HAND to HAND Campaign to strive to contribute to meeting the needs of the 215 million women with unmet needs for contraception by increasing the number of new users of IPPF contracepti
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
International Public Health Distributed and Online Learning Initiative with Scholarship Options
Euclid University
ISGlobal commits to engage in an inclusive and participatory process, advocate for this process and help develop and promote a multi-disciplinary and coordinated global research agenda
Institute for Global Health of Barcelona
Israel supports the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health
Israel
Japan commits to provide $ 5 billion in five years from 2011 focus on maternal, newborn and child health.
Japan
JCI (Junior Chamber International) commits to reaching our goal of raising US $10 million by 2015
Junior Chamber International (JCI)
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will invest approximately $30 million towards achieving MDG 5
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Johnson & Johnson commits $200 million over the next 5 years for a package of commitments called ‘Every Mother, Every Child’ that aims to help as many as 120 million women and children each year
Johnson & Johnson
Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015
Liberia
Mali commits to create a free medical assistance fund by 2015
Mali
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announces a five-year, US $200 million commitment to improve health systems and family planning services in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Haiti
Management Sciences for Health
Mauritania commits to increasing expenditure on health to 15% by 2015
Mauritania
Medsin Aberdeen commits to raise awareness among the constituency of medical students at the University of Aberdeen of the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health
Medsin Aberdeen
Medtronic Foundation commits to support key planning and advocacy activities on a global scale
Medtronic Foundation
Merck commits an estimated $840 million over the next 5 years through their HIV prevention and treatment, childhood asthma programs and donation of HPV vaccine
Merck
mothers2mothers will strive to double the percentage of HIV+ pregnant women we serve by 2015
mothers2mothers
Mozambique commits to increase the percentage of children immunized aged under 1 and to increase the number of HIV+ children receiving ARTs
Mozambique
MSI pledges that the voluntary family planning and quality reproductive healthcare it provides globally during 2011-2015
Marie Stopes International
Muskoka Initiative
Canada
Myanmar commits to ensure 80% ante-natal care coverage
Myanmar
NetMark Plus: A Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Malaria Prevention
United States of America
Network for Therapeutic Solidarity in Hospitals (ESTHER - Ensemble pour une Solidarité Thérapeutique Hospitalière en Réseau)
France
NFSD has committed to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through a variety of healthcare programs as well as through efforts to bring different stakeholders together to build effective health partnerships
Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
Niger commits to increase health spending from 8.1% to 15% by 2015
Niger
Nigeria is committed to fully funding its health program at $31.63 per capita through increasing budgetary allocation to as much as 15% from an average of 5% by the Federal, States and Local Government Areas by 2015.
Nigeria
Norway will increase its contribution to the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by 20% for the next 3 years
Norway
ONE will contribute to the Global Strategy through our issue advocacy as well as by mobilizing political support, engaging new constituencies and promoting accountability
ONE
Papua New Guinea commits to improve midwifery education, increase number of obstetricians, improve access to drugs and equipment, and develop comprehensive plans to improve existing health services
Papua New Guinea
Pathfinder International commits to work with The Nature Conservancy and Frankfurt Zoological Society to raise at least US $250,000 to launch an integrated family planning and maternal and child health program in the extremely remote villages surrounding
Pathfinder International
Pfizer commits to help infant immunization, education, training and advocacy programs on maternal and infant health, development of intermittent preventative treatment for malaria in pregnant women
Pfizer
Planet Wheeler Foundation will commit $5.6m towards a scientific study to determine whether the power of mass media can be harnessed to save children’s lives on an unprecedented scale
Planet Wheeler Foundation
Planned Parenthood Federation of American (PPFA) commits to supporting our in-country partners in Africa and Latin America to reach 2 million people with sexual and reproductive health information, supplies and services, especially family planning, by 201
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Population Services International (PSI) commits on behalf of PSI and their partners to support over the next 5 years the provision of life-saving products, clinical services, and behaviour change communications
Population Services International
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), with support from BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities, commits US $25 million over the next five years to improve the health and development of children under the age of two in South Africa and Mozambi
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Rwanda commits to increasing heath sector spending and reducing maternal mortality by 2015
Rwanda
Safety improvement
ArcelorMittal
Sao Tome and Principe commits to increase the percentage of the general budget for health from 10% to 15% in 2012
Sao Tome and Principe
Save the Children commits up to $500 million per year for the next 5 years
Save the Children
Senegal commits to increasing its national health spending from 10% of the budget currently to 15% by 2015
Senegal
Sesame Workshop's commitment to Every Woman Every Child is the expansion of our health-related work in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2011-2012
Sesame Workshop
Sri Lanka will empower the health sector through capacity building and leadership in information and communication technology
Sri Lanka
Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015
Sudan
Sweden strongly commits to Women’s and Children’s health
Sweden
Tajikistan commits that 85% of midwives are trained and at least 85% of maternity facilities apply the clinical protocols approved by the ministry of health by 2015
Tajikistan
Tanzania will increase health sector spending from 12% to 15% of the national budget by 2015
United Republic of Tanzania
TeleConsult Group commits to improve women’s and children’s health through information technologies
TeleConsult Group
The A. K. Khan Healthcare Trust commits to expand and replicate its collaborative program with the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston
A. K. Khan Healthcare Trust
The AAP commitment to Every Woman Every Child is through the delivery of training and technical assistance and through scale-up of the Helping Babies Breathe® (HBB) program
American Academy of Pediatrics
The Africa MNCH Coalition commits to innovative and targeted advocacy over the next four years towards: improved domestic resources, budgeting and policy; political commitments, monitoring, accountability; and innovative partnerships
Africa Coalition on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) commits to invest an additional US $20 million per year in maternal and child health programmes
African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
The Akaa Project, Inc commits that by 2015, an international collaborative model for improving maternal, infant and child morbidity and mortality will be in place
Akaa Project, Inc
The Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry has committed to Every Woman Every Child to raise awareness of cervical cance
The Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The BBC World Service Trust commits $30 million over the next 5 years
BBC Media Action
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to improving women’s and children’s health
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Body Shop commits over $2.25 million for their initiative, ‘Stop the Sex Trafficking of Children and Young People’
The Body Shop International
The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) “Women First” commits $3.5 million and commits to raise an additional $6.5 million
The CIDRZ Foundation “Women First”
The Child's Right to Nature and a Healthy Environment
Key member organizations of the Women's Major Group
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation commits $120 million over the next 4 years to ensure that family planning and reproductive health information and services are more accessible to all
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation will leverage its programmatic expertise to advocate for the elimination of pediatric AIDS around the world
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
The Ford Foundation projects over $100 million in grants in its Sexuality and Reproductive Health programs over the next five years to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and rights
Ford Foundation
The Gambia commits to increase the health budget to 15% of the national budget by the year 2015
Gambia
The GAVI Alliance commits on behalf of GAVI and its partners to supporting the Global Strategy over the next 5 years
GAVI Alliance
The Global Fund is committed to intensifying its contributions to maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) and will continue to augment its investments in order to accelerate progress toward the health related MDGs in general and MNCH in particular.
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
The Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health (GLCRH) commits $1,846,669 over the next 2 years
Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health (GLCRH)
The Health Care Professionals Associations (HCPA) of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (FIGO, ICM, ICN, IPA, RANZCOG, RCOG, SOGC, WFSA) collectively commit US$31, 218,000, of which $15 million represents in kind contribution over the
International Confederation of Midwives
The Inter-Parliamentary Union is mobilizing support for the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health within the world parliamentary community
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) commits to advocate to increase the number of infants who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months
International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN)
The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations commits to work with key stakeholders in learning institutions to review the content on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health (RMNCH) of medical curricula in 10-12 countries by Sept 20
International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA)
The Lao People's Democratic Republic commits to provide free deliveries
Lao People's Democratic Republic
The March of Dimes commitment to Every Woman Every Child is a new global awareness and advocacy campaign to increase international attention to and funding for research and programs to reduce the tragic toll of death and disability caused by preterm birth
March of Dimes
The Netherlands directly supports efforts to improve the health of women and children through our substantial core contributions to UNICEF, UNFPA and UNAIDS
Netherlands
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) pledges to be an effective catalyst for transforming into action the commitments made to advance the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
The Population Council will conduct social science, public health, and biomedical research in reproductive health, HIV, and poverty, gender, and youth to improve people's lives
Population Council
The Republic of South Sudan commits to increase the percentage of government budget allocation to the Ministry of Health from 4.2% to 10% by 2015
South Sudan
The Rotarian Action Group for Population and Sustainable Development (RFPD) commits to offer the methodology and findings of its pilot project to reduce maternal and newborn mortality, implemented between 2005 and 2010
Rotarian Action Group for Population and Sustainable Development
The Royal Medical Society (RMS) commits to raise awareness among our members of medical students at the University of Edinburgh
Royal Medical Society, University of Edinburgh
The Stop TB Partnership commits to advocating and mobilizing political support for the Every Woman Every Child effort
Stop TB Partnership
The TY Danjuma Foundation commits $5 million over the next 5 years in Nigeria
TY Danjuma Foundation
The UN Foundation commits (with its partners) $400 million over the next 5 years in support of the Global Strategy
United Nations Foundation (UNF)
The University of Aberdeen commits in the period up to 2015 over US $500,000 of institutional resources to sustain its Immpact unit dedicated to improving maternal and newborn health
University of Aberdeen
The Viyellatex Group has committed to Every Woman Every Child to provide free medical services
Viyellatex Group
The Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) aims to improve women's health through education and advocacy, particularly in developing countries
Women’s Health and Education Center
The World Bank will focus on women’s and children’s health in 35 countries in achieving the MDGs because of high fertility and poor child and maternal nutrition and disease
World Bank Group
UK aims to increase efforts up to 2015 'to double the number of maternal, newborn and children's lives saved
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Unilever Sustainable Living Plan: improving health and well-being
Unilever
United States will scale up efforts and achieve significant results in maternal and child health and family planning
United States of America
Uzbekistan commits to ensure that 96% of children aged 6-59 months receive vitamin A twice a year by up to 2015
Uzbekistan
Vestergaard Frandsen commits support to the UN Secretary-General's Every Woman Every Child effort to improve women's and children's health
Vestergaard Frandsen
ViiV Healthcare commits $47 million between 2010-2015, and an additional $31 million through to 2020 to tackle mother to child transmission of HIV (MTCT)
ViiV Healthcare
Water.org is committed to taking this approach to the next level by expanding and scaling its WaterCredit initiative in India to reach a minimum of 800,000 people, of which more than half are women and children, with clean water and sanitation by 2016
Water.org
WaterHealth's commitment to Every Woman Every Child is the expansion of WaterHealth programs to the Global Strategy's priority countries of Bangladesh, Nigeria and Liberia in 2011-2012
WaterHealth International
White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood and its members in 148 countries commit to the Global Strategy by engaging local, national, regional, and global organizations and individuals to ensure MNCH is a priority issue for all governments and hold govern
The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood
WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS and the World Bank (H4+) commit to mobilize political support for the Global Strategy in the 49 ’Lowest Income Countries
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Women and Children First (UK) commits to working with partners in Africa and Asia to mobilise communities to reduce maternal and newborn mortality rates
Women and Children First (UK)
Women Deliver commits to keeping up the pressure to improve women’s and children’s health over the next five years, tracking commitments made and ensuring the global spotlight stays on those who have power to help keep girls and women alive and healthy
Women Deliver
World Vision International commits $1.5 billion over 5 years in support of a family and community model of health care delivery
World Vision International
World YWCA commit to mobilise political support, engaging new constituencies and promoting accountability to women and girls
World YWCA
Zambia commits to increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015
Zambia
Zimbabwe will increase health spending to 15% of the health budget or $20 per capita and establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011
Zimbabwe
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