MacArthur Foundation: Population and Reproductive Health, Recent Grants

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MacArthur Foundation Recent Grants Population and Reproductive Health [1]

India

$200,000 in support of a project to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity through skill building and gender sensitization of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives in rural Gujarat (over three years). (2005)

$230,000 in support of a project to enhance the skills of nurse-midwives to provide a continuum of maternal-newborn health services in a primary care setting in southern Rajasthan (over three years). (2006)

$350,000 to strengthen the monitoring and evaluation capacity of non-governmental organizations working in the fields of maternal mortality and morbidity and young people's sexual and reproductive health in India (over three years). (2008)

$200,000 to support an alliance for advocacy to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the Foundation's priority states of Rajasthan and Maharashtra (over two years). (2007)

$25,000 in support of the translation and publication of two editions of the journal Reproductive Health Matters in Hindi (over two years). (2007)

$185,000 in support of a project to prepare general practitioners to provide quality emergency obstetric care in rural areas of India (over two years). (2007)

$50,000 in support of a young people's reproductive health and sexual health program in rural Rajasthan. (2007)

$430,000 in support of a program to increase access to maternal and reproductive health information and services among married adolescents in Maharashtra (over three years). (2006)

$300,000 to implement, evaluate and disseminate results from pilot tests in India on a youth sexual and reproductive health initiative (over three years). (2008)

$185,000 in support of a project to develop the training capacity of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India to prepare general practitioners to provide quality emergency obstetric care in rural areas of India (over two years). (2007)

$200,000 to scale up health insurance to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Gujarat and nationally (over three years). (2007)

$330,000 to support a project on young people's reproductive and sexual health and rights with special focus on early marriage and early pregnancy in the state of Rajasthan and nationally (over three years). (2008)

$165,000 for a project to develop the capacity of local organizations in India on monitoring and evaluation (over two years). (2005)

$250,000 in support of a project to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity through Traditional Birth Attendants and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives in rural Gujarat (over three years). (2005)

$100,000 in support of a program to develop leadership skills of individuals working in reproductive and sexual health, especially in areas of young people and maternal mortality and morbidity in India. (2007)

$510,000 in support of a program to develop leadership skills of individuals working in reproductive and sexual health, especially in areas of young people and maternal mortality and morbidity in India (over two years). (2005)

$330,000 to scale up successful model interventions on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity and advancing young people's sexual and reproductive health (over two years). (2008)

$250,000 in support of the scaling up of successful model interventions on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity and advancing young people's sexual and reproductive health (over two years). (2006)

$50,000 to support production and dissemination costs of a special series in The Lancet on Health for All in India and an expert consultation on youth health programs in India. (2007)

$315,000 in support of the production of a series of documentary films for national public television in India related to population and reproductive health with a special focus on increasing awareness of young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights (over two years). (2005)

$500,000 in support of an intervention, training and research program addressing reproductive and sexual health of young people in India (over four years). (2008)

$280,000 in support of a project to develop and evaluate community-based interventions to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the Udaipar district of rural Rajasthan (over three years). (2005)

$200,000 to test model interventions to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the state of Gujarat (over three years). (2007)

$350,000 to strengthen public sector delivery of reproductive health services, with a focus on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in Rajasthan (over two years). (2008)

$390,000 in support of a program to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Maharashtra (over three years). (2006)

$220,000 in support of a legal advocacy program on young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights with a focus on delaying the age of marriage in India (over three years). (2006)

$65,000 in support of publication and dissemination of two books to advance young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in India (over two years). (2007)

$50,000 in support of the production and dissemination of a special series in "The Lancet" on global mental health. (2006)

Mexico

$235,000 to develop teacher training programs for sexuality education (over three years). (2007)

$50,000 in support of research on NGO-government collaboration experiences in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mexico (over two years). (2005)

$30,000 in support of improving access to government information related to youth sexual and reproductive health services in Mexico. (2005)

$180,000 in support of developing social outreach strategies for engaging rural indigenous communities in preventing maternal death (over three years). (2005)

$270,000 to improve the implementation at the state level of federal policy that promotes young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mexico (over three years). (2006)

$235,000 to develop educational tools for the prevention of maternal mortality in Chiapas and municipal outreach activities (over three years) (2007)

$35,000 in support of a high-level summit on maternal mortality for Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca and follow up activities for Oaxaca. (2006)

$130,000 in support of improving young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in the state of Baja California Sur (over two years). (2005)

  • Chiltak (San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico)

$150,000 to improve youth sexual and reproductive health and rights in the state of Chiapas (over three years). (2007)

$180,000 in support of efforts to decrease maternal mortality in Mexico (over three years). (2006)

$180,000 in support of using new Internet-based technologies to increase the quantity and improve the quality of media coverage on maternal mortality and morbidity in Mexico (over three years). (2008)

$150,000 in support of increasing media coverage of maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years). (2005)

$170,000 in support of improving parliamentary debate and knowledge of maternal mortality and morbidity, including Mexico´s national and international commitments, related to reducing the maternal mortality ratio (over three years). (2005)

$240,000 in support of a national sexuality education campaign and improvement of government reproductive and sexual health services to youth (over three years). (2005)

$150,000 to improve youth sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mexico (over three years). (2007)

$190,000 in support to monitor and disseminate information about Mexico's fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goal to decrease maternal mortality by 75 percent by 2015 at the federal level and in three states (over three years). (2006)

  • [[Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Mexico City, Mexico)

$30,000 in support of the design of a national survey on sexuality education. (2006)

$30,000 to translate recently published articles on maternal mortality into Spanish and disseminate them in Mexico and Latin America. (2007)

$150,000 in support of improving federal public policy for maternal mortality and morbidity reduction and increasing visibility of the issue among policy makers (over three years). (2005)

$190,000 in support of increasing access to emergency obstetric care in the Southern Sierra region of Oaxaca state (over three years). (2005)

$250,000 in support for the consolidation of a model to promote the sexual and reproductive health of rural and indigenous young people in Oaxaca and Guerrero (over three years). (2006)

$270,000 in support of research and dissemination of information regarding public budgetary allocations for maternal health and reducing maternal death (over three years). (2005)

$270,000 in support of the defense and promotion of reproductive rights in Mexico through recording, documenting and litigating reproductive rights violations and training government, non-governmental organizations and members of the local community (over three years). (2006)

$265,000 in support of preparing a model for improving the quality of public reproductive and sexual health services for youth and adolescents in Mexico and strengthening NGO skills in monitoring and evaluation (over three years). (2008)

$200,000 to continue and disseminate a longitudinal survey on sexual and reproductive health of young women ages 12-19 in rural communities of Oaxaca (over 27 months). (2005)

$255,000 in support of strengthening NGO skills in monitoring and evaluation of work to advance youth sexual and reproductive health and rights and decrease maternal mortality (over three years). (2005)

  • Ipas (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

$300,000 in support of increasing the availability and improving the quality of legal abortion services (over three years). (2007)

$250,000 in support of media dissemination of youth reproductive and sexual health in Mexico (over three years). (2007)

$150,000 to improve youth sexual and reproductive health and rights in the state of Chiapas (over three years). (2007)

$100,000 in support of improving skilled attendance at birth in rural indigenous areas of Oaxaca and generating support for midwifery training systems (over two years). (2008)

$50,000 in support of the development of an internet-based networking system for young leaders involved in IMSS Oportunidades' rural adolescent program. (2006)

$80,000 to contribute to improving access to legal abortion services in central Mexico (over two years). (2007)

$210,000 in support of scaling up of a training model for preventing maternal mortality with government health workers from the Oaxaca Ministry of Health and IMSS Oportunidades (over three years). (2005)

$190,000 in support of consolidating and scaling up a model for increasing use of reproductive and sexual health services by public high school students (over three years). (2005)

$25,000 in support of the 7th International Conference on HIV/AIDS. (2007)

$250,000 in support of local organizations' initiatives for improving youth reproductive and sexual health or decreasing maternal mortality (over thirty four months). (2006)

$470,000 in support of a program to strengthen the leadership capacity of indigenous women to decrease maternal mortality and improve the population's reproductive health (over three years). (2006)

$225,000 in support of scaling up and refining a youth outreach model for rural adolescents, linked to IMSS Oportunidades (over three years). (2006)

$25,000 in support of systematization of the IMSS Oportunidades model for youth and sexual and reproductive health and rights. (2006)

$150,000 in support of documenting and scaling up a model of reproductive and sexual health services for young people (over three years). (2005)

Nigeria

$430,000 in support of Family Life HIV/AIDS Education and pre-service training of teachers in Nigeria (over three years). (2007)

$576,000 in support of the evaluation of the implementation of a sexuality education curriculum in public schools in Lagos State, Nigeria (over three years). (2006)

$250,000 in support of activities towards promoting citizens participation in HIV/AIDS response and maternal mortality mitigation efforts through budget monitoring and advocacy (over two years). (2008)

$330,000 in support of implementation of the Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education Curriculum in Kano State (over three years). (2005)

$400,000 to promote the reproductive health and rights of women whose lives are governed by Sharia'h Law (over three years). (2007)

$65,000 in support of institutional strengthening of Minjibir General Hospital. (2007)

$100,000 to improve and update the quality and content of the Conscientizing Male Adolescents program (over two years). (2008)

$300,000 in support of media education, research, and strengthening medical school curricula and teaching related to reproductive health and maternal mortality (over three years). (2006)

$300,000 in support of implementation of the Niger State Sexuality Education/Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education (over three years). (2006)

$150,000 to promote best practices in maternal mortality reduction in Nigeria. (2008)

$400,000 in support of education and training on maternal mortality reduction (over three years). (2007)

$200,000 in support of activities toward improving maternal health and reproductive rights of women and young people in Nigeria through the legal system (over three years). (2006)

$175,000 to work with 10 local governments and the Kano state government to reposition the commitment to address maternal mortality and morbidity through improved budgetary allocation and service delivery (over thirty two months). (2008)

$150,000 to increase access to comprehensive reproductive and sexual health for out-of-school youth in Lagos State, Nigeria (over two years). (2007)

$500,000 in support of promoting the use of magnesium sulfate (over two years). (2008)

$300,000 in support of activities towards scaling up the implementation of the national sexuality education curriculum in Cross River State, Nigeria (over three years). (2007)

$150,000 in support of implementation of Family Life and HIV/AIDs Education in Enugu State (over two years). (2007)

  • Ipas (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

$400,000 in support of increasing access to post-abortion care services in Nigeria (over three years). (2006)

$200,000 in support of consolidating and scaling up activities to integrate reproductive health and rights into legal education in Nigeria (over three years). (2006)

$300,000 in support of improving the policy environment for the implementation of reproductive health programs in Nigeria (over two years). (2007)

$83,000 to increase awareness and provide research and data analysis for policy formulation and implementation in Nigeria. (2007)

$240,000 in support of building a constituency to advocate for and ensure the successful implementation of the national sexuality education curriculum (over two years). (2005)

$50,000 in support of implementation of the Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education curriculum. (2007)

$300,000 in support of developing and implementing computer and mobile phone based sexuality education for Nigerian adolescents (over two years). (2007)

$100,000 in support of institutional strengthening of facilities promoting safe motherhood. (2007)

$400,000 in renewed support of an initiative to improve maternal health in Nigeria (over three years). (2006)

$250,000 in support of reducing maternal mortality (over three years). (2007)

$200,000 in support of consolidating and scaling up activities to integrate reproductive health and rights into legal education in Nigeria (over three years). (2006)

$275,000 in support of Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education in Plateau State (over three years). (2007)

International

$75,000 to disseminate research findings on housing and health among chronically ill homeless populations. (2007)

$50,000 in support of a website aimed at building an online community that supports improving global reproductive health. (2007)

$250,000 in support of research on the potential economic benefits of reductions in fertility (over three years). (2007)

$86,000 in support of improving research on the demographic dividend by integrating geographic information system data into an ongoing population-based survey in Indonesia to enhance information about changes in age structure and contraceptive use after the December 2004 tsunami. (2005)

$600,000 in support of educational and advocacy efforts on population and reproductive health in Europe and in the United Nations system (over three years). (2005)

$300,000 in support of general operations (over three years). (2007)

$600,000 in support of the International Legal Program (over three years). (2007)

$50,000 in support of development of the Arabic version of the Center's website (over 18 months). (2006)

$90,000 in support of an international symposium on repositioning maternal health as a crucial global health and foreign policy concern. (2007)

$90,000 in support of preparation and dissemination of a Guide to European Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Population Assistance for use by non-governmental organizations in accessing funding from European national governments and the European Commission. (2006)

$250,000 in support of educational efforts with policymakers within the European Union to ensure support for population and reproductive health (over two years). (2005)

$300,000 in support of analysis and advocacy linking sexual and reproductive health and rights to the Millennium Development Goals in countries of the Global South (over three years). (2005)

$380,000 in support of two workshops and follow up activities to advance research on the demographic dividend by generating a new set of research results and contributing to the creation of a new generation of developing country scholars with relevant knowledge (over three years). (2006)

$185,000 in support of an international effort to reduce maternal mortality by identifying barriers to the availability and use of magnesium sulfate for the management of eclampsia and developing strategies to overcome those barriers. (2006)

$300,000 to increase the effectiveness of member organizations in advancing support for sexual and reproductive health and rights (over three years). (2006)

$50,000 in support of creating educational materials to illustrate the relationship between reproductive health and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (over sixteen months). (2005)

$140,000 in support of reducing social causes of maternal mortality and morbidity in Chiapas and Oaxaca, Mexico (over 18 months). (2005)

$120,000 in support of general operations (over three years). (2006)

$100,000 in support of strengthening the evidence base on the ways in which population and fertility are linked to poverty at the household level . (2005)

$200,000 in support of general operations. (2005)

$355,000 in support of an analysis of recent trends in maternal morbidity and mortality and in the reproductive health of young people in India, Mexico and Nigeria (over two years). (2006)

$400,000 in support of a pilot test of the SpringFusor pump for providing magnesium sulfate to treat pregnant women with pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (over two years). (2006)

$100,000 in support of the creation of an Arabic language web-based resource center on reproductive health (over two years). (2005)

$90,000 in support of writing, editing, and disseminating a volume entitled "Critical Reflections on Global Reproductive Health and Rights" . (2005)

$500,000 in support of the development and application of a maternal morbidity and mortality policy model (over two years). (2007)

$125,000 in support of research activities on the links among reproductive health, demographic outcomes, and aggregate economic performance (over 19 months). (2005)

$25,000 in support of using community arts to raise awareness about maternal mortality. (2007)

$100,000 to support a multi-country research program on men's influence on reproductive health trends. (2008)

$250,000 in support of educational and advocacy efforts on population and reproductive health with European Parliamentarians (over 18 months). (2006)

$330,000 in support of strengthening the evidence base on the linkages between youth and demographic change (over thirty months). (2005)

$520,000 in support of building the capacity of member associations to enhance governance, management, and quality services (over three years). (2007)

$450,000 in support of international and national level advocacy aimed at increasing resources for sexual and reproductive health and rights (over three years). (2006)

$1,000,000 for general operating support (over three years). (2007)

$200,000 to improve capacity in developing countries to estimate maternal mortality levels and trends. (2007)

$50,000 to integrate best practices in reproductive health care into school based health centers in Chicago. (2007)

$560,000 in support of training and transfer of scale up methodology in Foundation focus countries (over two years). (2005)

$1,600,000 in support of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab's study to measure the effectiveness of school-based strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS among youth in rural Kenya (over 44 months). (2006)

$100,000 in support of establishing an Arabic language website for the organization (over three years). (2005)

$50,000 to evaluate a model program for delaying subsequent pregnancies among adolescent mothers. (2007)

$200,000 in support of building capacity to scale up successfully tested health interventions (over three years). (2007)

$10,700,000 to implement a package of interventions for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage in Indian and Nigeria (over four years). (2007)

$250,000 in support of procurement of supplies to implement a package of interventions for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage in India and Nigeria. (2007)

$75,000 in support of a comprehensive outreach plan for Latino families in the suburban Chicago area. (2007)

$100,000 to help build a fund to broaden the reach of the population sciences in the United States and abroad. (2008)

$2,400,000 in support of research, evidence-based interventions, and policy activities on maternal mortality and young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in India, Mexico, Nigeria and globally (over three years). (2008)

$1,600,000 in support of programs on reducing maternal mortality and advancing young people's reproductive health in Mexico, India, and globally (over three years). (2005)

$100,000 in support of Arabic translation and web-based distribution of key Council documents in population and reproductive health. (2005)

$600,000 in support of general operations (over three years). (2008)

$400,000 in support of an international journal published biannually (over three years). (2005)

  • UNDP / UNFPA / WHO / World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (Geneva, Switzerland)

$50,000 in support of global dissemination of a special series in "The Lancet" on sexual and reproductive health (over 15 months). (2006)

$300,000 in support of advocacy efforts in Europe to promote universal access to reproductive health (over two years). (2006)

$200,000 in support of activities to draw attention to the population and reproductive health concerns during the tenth anniversary review of the Fourth World Conference on Women's Platform for Action. (2005)

$200,000 in support of general operations (over two years). (2005)

$250,000 in support of research on the feasibility of changing fertility policy in China (over three years). (2005)

$36,000 in support of evaluating the long-term consequences of family planning and reproductive health programs on the wellbeing of women and their children in Matlab, Bangladesh (over 18 months). (2005)

$250,000 in support of research and policy analysis to help Mexico and Brazil take advantage of the potential demographic dividend inherent in their current age structure (over 30 months). (2005)

$1,149,000 in support of continuing, expanding, and beginning to scale up the Anti-shock Garment pilot project in Nigeria, and to support an experimental trial of the Garment in Egypt to demonstrate reduction in maternal mortality and morbidity (over two years). (2005)

$350,000 in support of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project to increase global awareness and action aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years). (2006)

$150,000 in support of research investigating the contributions of declines in fertility to household economic outcomes in Matlab, Bangladesh (over three years). (2007)

$71,000 in support of evaluating the long-term consequences of family planning and reproductive health programs on the wellbeing of women and their children in Matlab, Bangladesh (over 18 months). (2005)

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References

  1. Population and Reproductive Health, MacArthur Foundation, accessed November 2, 2008.