Description/achievement of initiative
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. It will support new funding initiatives that promote women’s leadership at global, regional, national and local levels to revitalize political will and build new momentum to support increased investment in reproductive health and improved reproductive health outcomes for couples in Bihar, India. The Foundation has also partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a new, Advance Family Planning, initiative that seeks to revitalize political and financial commitments in nine countries through African women leaders and their networks.
By provide financial support to ensure family planning and reproductive health information and services are accessible to all. it will also support new funding initiatives and build partnerships to revitalize political and financial commitments.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation