Islamic Development Bank
Islamic Development Bank (IDB) commits to implementing its Save the Mothers Program to achieve maternal and child health through the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD).
Kenya Collective Action
In support of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ health and Kenya’s Beyond Zero Campaign, a new public-private partnership, is being launched in Kenya. This ground-breaking initiative will harness the strength, resources and expertise of the private sector, in alignment with the Global Financing Facility and close collaboration with the Government of Kenya, UNFPA, World Bank and other partners.
Latin American and Caribbean Neonatal Alliance
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Neonatal Alliance is committed to promoting the engagement of relevant professional networks, national alliances, and civil society in the implementation of participatory accountability mechanisms to improve access and quality of care to newborns.
mPowering Frontline Health Workers
USAID and the mHealth Alliance have joined forces to form an innovative three-year public-private partnership called mPowering Frontline Health Workers, which aims to accelerate the use of mobile technologies by frontline health workers to help end preventable child deaths in Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Muskoka Initiative: In June 2010 at the G8 Muskoka Summit, partners to the Muskoka Initiative for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health committed US$7.3 billion in new and additional funding for MNCH by 2015. It was anticipated that, subject to respective budgetary processes, the Muskoka Initiative would eventually mobilize more than US$10 billion. In June, G8 partners committed US$5 billion in new and additional funding by 2015. Together, the Governments of the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain and Switzerland, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UN Foundation committed US$2.3 billion by 2015. According to WHO and World Bank estimates, the Muskoka Initiative will assist developing countries in preventing 1.3 million deaths of children under five years of age and 64,000 maternal deaths, and enable access to modern methods of family planning by an additional 12 million couples.
The NCD Alliance commits to increase recognition of the linkages between non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and women and children's health through active advocacy on the importance of a life-course approach to NCD prevention and control and the need to act on the social determinants of health such as gender and poverty.