Grantee Profile

Centro de Investigaciones en Salud de Comitan

Grants to Centro de Investigaciones en Salud de Comitan

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    COMITAN, MEXICO — A three year, $300,000 grant to Centro de Investigación en Salud de Comitán (CISC) will support the creation of a new university level training program for professional midwifery for the Intercultural University of Chiapas. A new midwifery program will be created for enrollment by local, bilingual and mainly indigenous students wishing to pursue a career in midwifery – a wholly new option for Chiapas. The program will be based on emerging experiences in Mexico and Guatemala. To facilitate the creation of other schools or programs, CISC will document how to earn accreditation of a midwifery school and produce a reference guide.

  • $210,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    COMITAN, MEXICO — To disseminate intervention models for the prevention of maternal mortality (over three years).

  • $235,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    COMITAN, MEXICO — To develop educational tools for the prevention of maternal mortality in Chiapas and municipal outreach activities (over three years)

  • $190,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    COMITAN, MEXICO — For activities to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the southern border region of Chiapas State (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Centro de Investigaciones en Salud de Comitan $935,000 between 2003 and 2014.