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Earth Institute Research Projects

Accelerating Progress Towards reducing child mortality and improving maternal health in the millennium villages

Lead PI: Sonia Ehrlich Sachs

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

April 2007 - June 2013
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Tanzania ; Kenya ; Rwanda ; Malawi ; Uganda ; Senegal ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Ghana
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Incorporating Sexual and Reproductive Health into African national development strategies and the Millennium Villages Project, and scaling up misoprostil use.

SPONSOR:

MacArthur (John D. & Catherine T.) Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$1,500,000

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

MDG Center for East and Southern Africa, MDG Center for Central and West Africa

WEBSITE:

https://www.macfound.org/grantees/213/

KEYWORDS

sexual and reproductive health poverty maternal and child health global health public health

THEMES

Sustainable living