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Jhpiego

Grants to Jhpiego

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Jhpiego is an international, non-profit, global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. Since 2006, Jhpiego has worked closely with the Government of India to improve access to high-quality maternal, newborn, and reproductive health services. To respond to the challenge of poor quality maternal health services, and an inadequate supply of doctors in rural areas, Jhpiego is working to improve capacity and strengthen the quality of pre-service education for the nurse practitioner in the midwifery cadre in the state of West Bengal. The project is expected to lead to an increase in numbers of skilled nurse-midwives and stronger delivery of high-impact reproductive, maternal and newborn interventions in facilities and in the community. 

  • $2,500,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Jhpiego is an international, non-profit, global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. Since 2006, Jhpiego has worked closely with the Government of India to improve access to high-quality maternal, newborn, and reproductive health services. Jhpiego is implementing a project to improve health outcomes for mothers and newborns in the states of Maharashtra and Jharkhand by strengthening the quality of delivery and immediate postnatal care at selected health facilities with a high volume of births. Specifically, Jhpiego supports  the targeted health facilities and districts to build the capacity of health workers in lifesaving childbirth practices; improve adherence to lifesaving practices; improve the use of data for decision-making; and strengthen supportive supervision mechanisms for quality assurance. The project has the potential to provide best practices and lessons learned for scaling up in the intervention states and beyond.

  • $1,160,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University with more than forty years’ experience in research, innovation, and low-cost healthcare solutions for preventing needless deaths of women and their families. In this project, Jhpiego is working with stakeholders to adapt the training curricula and update job descriptions to reflect the expanded roles of Community Health Extension Workers, piloting the new training and roles in two high-need states, and collaborating with professional associations and regulatory bodies to create momentum for the accelerated implementation of Nigeria’s new Task Shifting and Task Sharing policy, which will contribute to improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The grant to Jhpiego aims to improve the quality of care in maternal health services in the states of Maharashtra and Haryana. Jhpiego will assist the states to implement and institutionalize a quality improvement approach using evidence-based practices and clinical standards. This project will build on and scale up a MacArthur-supported pilot intervention in Maharashtra.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — This grant to Jhpiego will support a pilot intervention that seeks to improve the quality of maternal health services in select public sector facilities in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — A grant to Jhpiego will support increased access to skilled birth attendance for pregnant women through work with the health cadre called Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs). Coordinating with the Community Health Practitioners Registration Board, the regulatory body of CHEWS, Jhpiego will review the training curriculum and set up field sites for practicum training in the new set of skills for CHEWs.

  • $185,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — In support of a project to develop the training capacity of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India to prepare general practitioners to provide quality emergency obstetric care in rural areas of India (over two years).

  • $220,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — For a program to train general practitioners in emergency obstetric care in rural areas of India (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Jhpiego $5,515,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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