Grantee Profile

Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, National Institute of Public Health

Grants to Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, National Institute of Public Health

  • $1,288,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CUERNAVACA, MEXICO — The National Institute of Public Health of Mexico (INSP) is a quasi-governmental independent research and teaching institution that provides the public health field with scientific information on longstanding and emerging public health problems to prevent and control disease and to foster a healthy society. The INSP's project entails a series of studies to provide information to help the public health sector determine how, where, and when to deploy professional midwives, and to determine which models are most effective for improving maternal health care for low risk births with midwives. Operations research is looking into how to best generate demand for the services of professional midwives by health teams and systems, and among women and communities.

  • $65,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CUERNAVACA, MEXICO — To research and make policy recommendations on handling obstetric emergencies in health centers in Guerrero and Chiapas (over 18 months).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CUERNAVACA, MEXICO — To strengthen nonprofit organizations addressing women and AIDS and to establish an information center (over three years).

  • $10,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    CUERNAVACA, MEXICO — To support the Fourth Latin American Regional Conference on the Social Sciences and Medicine.

  • $517,500

    1988 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    CUERNAVACA, MEXICO — To test the cost-effectiveness of alternative models of intervention that seek to improve the health and reduce the fertility of poor rural and slum-dwelling women in Mexico (over four years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, National Institute of Public Health $2,150,500 between 1978 and 2016.