Grantee Profile

Asesoria, Capacitacion y Asistencia en Salud, A.C.

Grants to Asesoria, Capacitacion y Asistencia en Salud, A.C.

  • $210,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — Asesoria Capacitacion y Asistencia en Salud (ACASAC) is a health research, training, and advocacy organization in Chiapas State with expertise in a range of health-related topics, including reproductive and sexual health. The award supports research on women's preferences for maternal health care and childbirth. Study results can be used by advocates and policymakers to shape or adjust the emerging midwifery model in Mexico and as input for changing policy, developing new training programs, and integrating midwives into the health system.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 10 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — This grant will contribute to strengthening reproductive health programs for indigenous youth based on community-level work conducted by Asesoría, Capacitación y Asistencia en Salud (ACASAC) in Chiapas. With Foundation support, ACASAC will share materials and lessons learned from earlier grants and will provide technical assistance to local groups working in Chiapas to further advance sexual and reproductive health for indigenous young people.

  • $210,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — This grant to Asesoria, Capacitación y Asistencia en Salud AC will support the research and advocacy work of the Maternal Mortality Observatory, contributing to improved accountability of maternal health policies in Mexico.

  • $210,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — A three-year, $210,000 grant to Asesoría, Capacitación y Asistencia en Salud will strengthen the engagement of indigenous youth in the promotion of reproductive and sexual health in the Los Altos region of Chiapas, promote comprehensive policies for reproductive health for indigenous youth, and expand a community-based model for reproductive health promotion in the region.

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — To design, pilot and implement a community-based intervention for improving reproductive and sexual health among indigenous adolescents in Los Altos, Chiapas (over 37 months).

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — In support of developing social outreach strategies for engaging rural indigenous communities in preventing maternal death (over three years).

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — To decrease maternal mortality and morbidity in Chiapas (over three years).

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO — To educate indigenous women in sexual and reproductive health (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Asesoria, Capacitacion y Asistencia en Salud, A.C. $1,310,000 between 1978 and 2016.