Call for proposals: The Muskoka Initiative on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Published: 10 November 2014

On May 28 to 30, 2014, Canada made a committment of $3.5 billion to improve the health of mothers and children for the period of 2015–2020 to end the preventable deaths of mothers, newborn and children younger than age five. These efforts are threefold, focused on strengthening health systems, reducing the burden of leading diseases, and improving nutrition.

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is launching a Partnerships for Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PSMNCH) call for proposals, with a total value up to $370 million. Initiatives may be for a maximum duration of five years and must be completed by March 31, 2020. The deadline for proposal submissions is January 15, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5).

For more information visit the application page.

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