Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Muskoka Initiative - Russia

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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.
Russia's commitment: through bilateral and multilateral channels focusing efforts on evidence-based measures that address major causes of maternal and child mortality, such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, polio and other infections, low immunization coverage of children and poor sanitation. technical support of partner countries and addressing the shortage of qualified midwifes and poor access to obstetric care facilities.

Target

$75 million over 2011-2015

Progress

$22.5 million

Gap

$52.5 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.