Grantee Profile

Action Health

Grants to Action Health

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — To support a study tour from Uganda to visit sexuality education programs in Nigeria.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — This grant to Action Health Incorporated aims at promoting youth sexual and reproductive health by contributing to the scale-up of teacher training in the Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education curriculum and to scaling up of youth-friendly services through pre-service training of nurses and midwives. The project will support the continued piloting of confidential youth friendly service models, and ongoing direct engagement with young people, including improving the use of social media in its work.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — To promote pre-service Family Life and HIV Education quality assurance and youth-friendly reproductive health services in Nigeria (over 18 months).

  • $430,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — In support of Family Life HIV/AIDS Education and pre-service training of teachers in Nigeria (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    YABA, NIGERIA — In support of expanded educational activities to increase the impact of sexual and reproductive health education in Nigeria and the region.

  • $576,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — In support of the evaluation of the implementation of a sexuality education curriculum in public schools in Lagos State, Nigeria (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    YABA, NIGERIA — To implement the National Sexuality Education Curriculum in Lagos State (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Action Health $2,806,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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