Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings

Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings
The Board has earmarked 50% of the annual appropriations through 2020 (i.e. half of annual expected grants of NOK 30 mill, equaling USD 3,5 mill) for projects related to Saving Lives at Birth.
The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no 3 (that in 2015 replaced the previous MDGs 4 and 5), aiming at
Reducing infant and child mortality by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030
Reducing maternal deaths by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030
The Board particularly welcomes applications relating to:
Innovative approaches to more efficient education and implementation
Collaborative initiatives, such as the Helping Babies Survive and Helping Mothers Survive and Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliances
Projects in selected focus countries; Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
A list of the projects that have received support in this category can be seen through link below
Supported projects Saving Lives at Birth 2008-2016

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