Amref Health Africa
In partnership with its donors and sponsors, Amref Health Africa will invest an additional US $20 million ($6.6 million per year over three years) in maternal and child health programs, specifically to re-train midwives in eight countries across Africa to upgrade their skills in saving the lives of mothers and newborns.
Arogya World commits to educating 10,000 middle school children (6-8 grades; 11-13 years old), over the next five years, in India, on diabetes (type 2) and it’s prevention with lifestyle changes.
Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee (BRAC)
BRAC commits to raise US $262 million over the next five years in support of programs and projects in Bangladesh and eight other countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Liberia, Tanzania, and Haiti.
BBC World Service Trust
The BBC World Service Trust commits $30 million over the next 5 years. The Trust will scale up its work in Africa and Asia to work with media and communications to improve health. The Trust is committed to building the capacity of local partners in health communication and to developing pioneering new approaches to health communication using the power of new media and communications technology.
Buddhist Global Relief
Buddhist Global Relief announces a commitment of USD $1.6M over the five-year period from 2016 to 2020 in support of the updated Global Strategy, and expects this commitment to have approximately 16,000 direct beneficiaries.
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation commits to reducing mortality rates while increasing the quality of life among women and children through the provision of direct healthcare services, education, and training; and to the monitoring and tracking of patients/clients data for greater accountability.