Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

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. It designs health products and supports service delivery programs and policies responsive to people in developing countries.

The estimated financial commitment will be US $10 million annually for three years.

Implementation methodologies

In support of this initiative, the Council is committed to: (a) bringing new contraceptives, microbicides, and multipurpose technologies appropriate to the needs of vulnerable women, children, and men in developing countries to market; and engaging with pharmaceutical companies to license, register, manufacture, and/or donate Council technologies and devices to expand choice in developing countries; (b) using research to identify service delivery problems that affect women's and children's health; conducting operations research and economic analyses to test the feasibility and effectiveness of solutions to these problems; and providing program managers and policy makers with the information and capacity to expand coverage and improve service quality; (c) seeking to reduce inequities related to poverty, ethnicity, age, HIV status, gender, and sexual orientation; and, helping adolescents reach a successful, productive adulthood through expanded access to innovative products, services, and interventions. We will focus on about 20 countries.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Deliverables
2013
The Population Council is committed to (a) bringing new contraceptives, microbicides, and multipurpose technologies appropriate to the needs of vulnerable women, children, and men in developing countries to market; and engaging with pharmaceutical companies to license, register, manufacture, and/or donate Council technologies and devices to expand choice in developing countries; (b) using research to identify service delivery problems that affect women's and children's health; conducting operations research and economic analyses to test the feasibility and effectiveness of solutions to these problems; and providing program managers and policy makers with the information and capacity to expand coverage and improve service quality; (c) seeking to reduce inequities related to poverty, ethnicity, age, HIV status, gender, and sexual orientation; and, helping adolescents reach a successful, productive adulthood through expanded access to innovative products, services, and interventions.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
30,000,000 USD
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Developing Countries
Date of completion: 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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Documents
#SDGAction1196
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