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Mexico National Safe Motherhood Committee, Comite Promotor por Una Maternidad Segura en Mexico

Grants to Mexico National Safe Motherhood Committee, Comite Promotor por Una Maternidad Segura en Mexico

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In coordination with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Mexico Safe Motherhood Committee will organize a series of meetings to promote the expansion of professional midwifery in Mexico and to increase commitment among key stakeholders from government, particularly with the Ministries of Health and Education. Guerrero and Chiapas, two states with high maternal mortality ratios, will receive more targeted support and follow-up so that policymakers, education authorities, and health planners can design appropriate state-level strategies to professional midwifery.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — A $350,000 grant over three years to the Mexico Safe Motherhood Committee, composed of government and civil society agencies, will support the development and implementation of reproductive and maternal health policies and programs, with emphasis on southern states with large indigenous populations, Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca where access to quality maternal health services is limited.

  • $220,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To strengthen professional midwifery and improve the accountability and implementation of the federal maternal health program (over 18 months).

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support efforts to decrease maternal mortality in Mexico (over three years).

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of efforts to decrease maternal mortality in Mexico (over three years).

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To translate a radio program on maternal mortality and morbidity into three indigenous languages of Oaxaca.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mexico National Safe Motherhood Committee, Comite Promotor por Una Maternidad Segura en Mexico $1,180,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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