Grantee Profile

World Health Organization

Grants to World Health Organization

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support a Medical Officer (MO) position at the World Health Organization. The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH), a global health partnership with more than 450 members housed at the World Health Organization, will advocate for the implementation and scale-up of an essential package of maternal and reproductive health interventions. PMNCH will also add young people's reproductive health issues to those addressed by the partnership.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support the salary of a Medical Officer (MO) at the World Health Organization (WHO). The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $440,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To strengthen institutional capacity to deliver reproductive and maternal health care in emergency humanitarian settings.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — In support of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project to increase global awareness and action aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded World Health Organization $2,340,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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