The new Global Strategy aims to achieve the highest attainable standard of health for all women, children and adolescents, transform the future and ensure that every newborn, mother and child not only survives, but thrives.
Sum Srey Norng is a 15 year old female who lives with her parents and 4 siblings in Bor Em Village, Rominh Commune, Koh Andeth District, Ta Keo Province, Cambodia. In April 2014, she was in a traffic accident when she crossed a road to collect lotus roots and fruit to sell.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York build more responsive systems to help strengthen families and to reduce the number of children living outside of family care. Additionally, the organization helps countries to establish a baseline of the number of children living outside of family care.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Foundation for the NIH supports a population level behavior change (PLBC) research program. This research program intends to provide the scientific evidence base needed to strengthen the development and implementation of programs and policies that will promote behavioral changes leading to a reduction in child mortality.
The National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, operates as a biomedical research facility. The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) raises funds and creates public-private partnerships to support the advancement of scientific research to improve health globally. The Foundation for the NIH unites experts and resources around common biomedical research goals to improve health domestically and abroad.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partner & Communities (APC), the IRC ensures children under 18 in Burundi are in protective and permanent family care. The project aims to mainstream family-based child protection approaches at all levels of the government and contribute to shifts in fundamental skills, social attitudes, and norms regarding child protection and welfare in 10 provinces.
Implemented by the IRC, the Childhood Blindness and Vision Impairment Capacity Building Project builds the capacity of local partner organizations to deliver quality eye care services. The project expands the availability of quality eye care services for children with visual impairment in the Kayin and Kayah States of Myanmar by supporting essential training and equipment.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Sightsavers strengthens the capacity of health care workers to provide pediatric ophthalmological services. The project focuses on health system strengthening, particularly the human resources for child eye health and development of standard tools and pediatric minimally invasive surgery (MIS).
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Seva Foundation facilitates local expansion and further specialization of the existing low vision capacity building program. Seva Foundation provides equipment, additional training in clinical skills, and community outreach to their programs in Nepal and Cambodia. At the Lumbini Eye Institute in Nepal, Seva Foundation works to improve the pediatric ophthalmology fellowship and fosters continuing medical education through additional trainings.