Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Muskoka Initiative - United States

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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.
US commitment: programming directly related to mnch, consisting of base maternal and child health programs, malaria (imputed at 89 percent of total) and family planning.

Target

$980 million (revised)

Progress

$980 million

Gap

No gap - met its commitment

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.