Description/achievement of initiative
Health Alliance International, a US NGO, commits a total of US $21,780,000 over the next 3 years towards the attainment of MDGs 4 and 5. These funds will be used to provide technical and managerial support to Ministries of Health in Mozambique, Timor-Leste and Cote d'Ivoire to strengthen their programs and systems for maternal and newborn care, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, and family planning. In each country the geographic scope is regional; the source of funds is from bilateral agencies (US and Australia), the World Health Organization, and private foundations. Beneficiaries are 510,000 women of reproductive age and 347,200 young children including newborns.
These programs directly address the first three goals of the Global Strategy, providing support for country-led health plans, integration of maternal and child health and reproductive health services, and strengthening of health systems and the capacity of health workers.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure