Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Muskoka Initiative - France

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Date of commitment: 
June 2010

Commitment

G-8 countries commit to mobilize $5 billion of additional funding over the next five years towards maternal, newborn and child health, in addition to $4.1 billion that G-8 members already contribute annually. It is anticipated that the Initiative will mobilize significantly more than the $10 billion over the period 2010-2015.
France's commitment:

  • supporting family planning
  • strengthening health systems through health financing (risk pooling, skilled human resources and access to medication and immunization
  • supporting other sectors (water and sanitation).

Target

Euro 500 million over 2011-2015

Progress

support to un organization for mnch (€19 million), additional contribution to gFatm (€60 million, of which €27 million for mnch) and gaVi (€26 million) disbursed in 2011. additional bilateral support committed by aFd (€64 million) in 2011. disbursements to follow.

Gap

It is not clear.

Additionality

Commitment counts under the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health. It is not clear whether this commitment is additional to other ODA and health commitments.