2012 • 1 year • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions
Family Care International is a US-based maternal health organization with country offices in Burkina Faso, Mali, Kenya, Bolivia, and Ecuador. The organization conducts evidence-based advocacy, provides technical assistance, carries out capacity strengthening and organizational and strategic development, and conducts research on maternal health issues. It also engages on young people’s sexual and reproductive health, HIV, and other related reproductive health topics. MACEI funds will be used to establish a cash reserve and to update the financial management system. These activities will improve FCI’s overall stability, efficiency, and sustainability in the long-term.
2010 • 3 years, 11 months • Population & Reproductive Health
To strengthen accountability mechanisms for maternal health programs in Latin America (over three years).
2009 • 2 years, 10 months • Population & Reproductive Health
To disseminate evidence on strategies to improve maternal health.
2008 • 6 years • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of a longitudinal study on the costs and consequences of maternal death and morbidity, and global advocacy efforts to build political will for Millennium Development Goal #5 (over three years).
2007 • 1 year, 11 months • Population & Reproductive Health
To translate recently published articles on maternal mortality into Spanish and disseminate them in Mexico and Latin America.
2005 • 1 year, 4 months • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of creating educational materials to illustrate the relationship between reproductive health and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (over sixteen months).
2003 • 1 year, 7 months • Population & Reproductive Health
To assess the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action.
1999 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To support expansion of the Safe Motherhood Initiative to additional regions in Mexico, to develop educational materials on reproductive health for young people in English-speaking Africa, and to strengthen linkages and share information for reproductive health globally (over three years).
1998 • 1 year
To increase public support in the United States for international safe motherhood programs.
1996 • 2 years, 6 months • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of general operations and to support the Safe Motherhood Initiative in Mexico (over two years).