Representative GrantsBilaspur, India2016
$800,000 to strengthen the quality of maternal health services and facilitate quality assurance in two states in India.
Representative GrantsMexico City, Mexico2016
$225,000 in support of midwifery activities in Guerrero state, Mexico.
Representative GrantsWashington, District of Columbia2016
$300,000 general support.
Representative GrantsNew York, New York2017
$1,100,000 to strengthen and expand professional midwifery in Mexico through the Midwifery Education Scholarship and Capacity Building Program.
Representative GrantsAbuja, Nigeria2016
$300,000 in support of institutionalizing maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response.
June 2, 2009 - From The Field
Based on the success of MacArthur-supported work to combat maternal mortality, the Nigerian government has allocated $11.7 million in this year’s budget to improve maternal health, including expanding the use of an anti-shock garment ... Read More
April 1, 2009 - Publication
From 2002–2008, the MacArthur Foundation invested $5,000,000 in Mexico to contribute to a reduction in maternal mortality. Read More
March 1, 2009 - Publication
In this report: President’s Essay Strengthening Nigerian Universities Building Research Capacity: Spotlight on Four Nigerian Universities Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health Helping Adolescents Make Informed Decisions: Action Health Incorporated Advancing Human Rights Building Police Accountability, Strengthening ... Read More
March 1, 2009 - Speech
In his last visit to the country as MacArthur President, Jonathan Fanton celebrates Nigeria's recent progress in areas like higher education, human rights, and reproductive health. Read More
November 1, 2008 - Publication
In this report: Message from the President Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Adolescents Sangath: Supporting Children and Adolescents Mahila Sewa Trust: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Women Survey Examines Youth Sexual and ... Read More
September 25, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton details how U.S. foundations can serve as important partners to the United Nations in achieving the latter's Millenium Development Goals. Read More
August 4, 2008 - Commentary
MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner’s article outlines low-tech, low-cost interventions to protect mothers during childbirth such as the anti-shock garment. Read More