Congratulations to Canadian Organizations Receiving PSMNCH Funding

Announcements across Canada are celebrating which organizations have been selected for Partnerships for Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PSMNCH) funding. Successful organizations will be funded to implement programs that will reduce maternal and child mortality, and improve women’s and children’s health globally. The PSMNCH is an investment of as much as $370 million from 2015-2020 earmarked to work towards ending the deaths of mothers, newborns and children around the world. 

Congratulations to the following organizations for being selected to receive this funding. Read the synopses of selected initiatives here. CAN-MNCH applauds your efforts and looks forward to supporting in sharing knowledge, measuring results and celebrating your accomplishments in the coming years.   

Action Against Hunger – $8.5-million Maternal and Child Health initiative (MATCH) – Guatemala & Kenya

Adventist Development and Relief Agency – $20.1-million Enhance Mother, Newborn and Child Health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement (EMBRACE) – Cambodia, Philippines, Burma and Rwanda

Afrique Future Canada – $4.6-million Mother and Child Health Centre – Cameroon

Aga Khan Foundation Canada – $24.9-million Access to Quality Care through Extending and Strengthening Health Systems (AQCESS) – Kenya, Mali, Mozambique and Pakistan

Amref Health Africa in Canada – $24.9-million Canada-Africa Initiative to Address Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality – Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania

Canadian Red Cross – $16.6-million Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Complex Humanitarian Contexts initiative – Mali

CARE Canada – $21.1-million Southern African Nutrition Initiative (SANI) – Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia

Carrefour de solidarité international – $3.9-million Integrated MNCH Interventions – Mali and Peru

CAUSE Canada: Christian Aid for Under-Assisted Societies Everywhere – $4.4-million IMPACT Guatemala and Honduras Initiative – Guatemala and Hondura

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada – $6.6-million Promoting Maternal, Newborn, Infant and Child Sustainable Health Efforts (PROMISE) – Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda

Cowater International Inc. – $23.2-million Partnerships for Strengthening MNCH – Malawi

Cuso International – $11.4-million Midwives Save Lives – Benin, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Tanzania

effect:hope – The Leprosy Mission Canada – $4.4-million Every Child Thrives – Reaching the unreached with de-worming and Vitamin A in Côte-d’Ivoire and Kenya – Côte-d’Ivoire and Kenya

Fondation Jules et Paul-Émile Léger – $7.6-million Maternal and Child Health in Léogâne and Gressier – Haiti

Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie – $5.6-million Prenatal, Perinatal, Postnatal and Nutritional Support – Haiti

Geospatial/SALASAN Consulting Inc. – $3.9-million Technology for Maternal and Child Health – Ghana

Global Aid Network – $3.6-million Benin and Togo MNCH Initiative – Benin and Togo

GRID & NEA – $1.9-million Leyaata Ane Initiative – Ghana

HealthBridge Foundation of Canada – $4.2-million Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition – Nepal and Vietnam

Horizons of Friendship – $15.2-million Reducing Gaps for Indigenous Peoples – Guatemala

Inter Pares – $2.3-million Innovation in Reducing Maternal Mortality in the Philippines initiative – Philippines

Jane Goodall Institute of Canada – $4.1-million Delivering Healthy Futures – Democratic Republic of Congo

L’AMIE – $1.0-million Maternal and Child Health in Burundi – Burundi

Médecins du Monde Canada – $7.3-million Santé djanm pou manman ak timoun initiative – Haiti

Mennonite Central Committee Canada – $9.3-million Strengthening MNCH– Afghanistan

Oxfam-Québec – $13.6-million Healthy Mothers and Children – Democratic Republic of Congo

Plan International Canada – $55.1-million Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) – Bangladesh, Ghana, Haiti, Nigeria and Senegal

The Presbyterian Church in Canada – $4.1-million Presbyterian World Service and Development Maternal, Newborn and Child Health 2015-2020 – Afghanistan and Mali

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund – $17.7-million All Mothers and Children Count – Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Tanzania

Tula Foundation – $7.6-million Scaling up MNCH – Guatemala

Université de Montréal – Unité de Santé Internationale –  $11.1-million Supporting the Mother-Child Health Continuum – Haiti

University of Calgary – $10.7-million Regional Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Strengthening – Tanzania

Western University – $8.9-million Training, Support and Access Model for MNCH – Rwanda and Burundi 

World Neighbours Canada – $1-million World Neighbours Canada Maternal-Child Health Initiative – Nepal, Honduras and Burkina Faso

World Vision Canada – $41.6-million Enhancing Nutrition Services to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Africa and Asia (ENRICH) – Bangladesh, Burma, Kenya, Pakistan and Tanzania

World University Service of Canada – $8.4-million Improving Maternal and Child Health Program – Phase 2 – Burkina Faso


juillet 22, 2015




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