29 May 2014

Maternal, child-health initiative renewed with $3.5B pledge

Canada is committing another $3.5 billion to improve global maternal, newborn and child health, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on the sidelines of the government’s health summit in Toronto. The $3.5-billion pledge is more than twice the $1.1 billion originally promised at the 2010 G8 summit, and builds on the Muskoka Initiative’s total $2.85-billion commitment from Canada. To learn more click here