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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to improving women’s and children’s health
Description/achievement of initiative

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to improving women’s and children’s health. This includes investments to support maternal, neonatal and child health, family planning and nutrition programs in developing countries. This investment does not reflect the foundation’s grant making for vaccines, or for the prevention of pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria or HIV/AIDS—all of which are closely linked to child health.

Implementation methodologies

By providing financial grants and in kind of contribution of which are closely linked to child health.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Progress reports
Goal 5
2015
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to improving women’s and children’s health. This includes investments to support maternal, neonatal and child health, family planning and nutrition programs in developing countries.
Financing (in USD)
1,500,000,000 USD
In-kind contribution
vaccines and grants for the prevention of pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria or HIV/AIDS

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2015
Partners
Countries
Contact information
United Nations