Description/achievement of initiative
In 2010 and 2011, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will invest approximately $30 million towards achieving MDG 5. The priorities of the Population and Reproductive Health area are to reduce maternal death and improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. The bulk of these investments are concentrated in India, Mexico, and Nigeria. In the area of maternal health, the Foundation supports interventions to reduce death from postpartum hemorrhage and eclampsia. MacArthur also provides resources to support sexuality education and youth-friendly services. In addition, the Foundation invests in reproductive health advocacy and research initiatives.
By investing financial resources towards achieving MDG 5 and provide resources to support sexuality education and youth-freindly services in selected countries.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure