Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Muskoka Initiative - Italy

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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.

Italy's commitment will focus on health-system strengthening, including antenatal care, attended childbirth, post-partum care, sexual and reproductive health care and services, voluntary family planning, health education, infectious diseases, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of hiVe and arV treatment, immunizations, basic nutrition and relevant actions in the field of safe drinking water and sanitation.

Target

$75 million over 2011-2015

Progress

0

Gap

$75 million

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.