Maternal & child health for ethnic minority populations in middle income countries in South East Asia

Partnership objectives

Improving maternal health and reducing new-born mortality in the middle income countries in the South East Asian region.

This program provides healthcare education, training, and services to 150,000 village people. This program provides healthcare education, training, and services to 150,000 village people. Copyright Save the Children, Japan

What are the health needs and challenges?

There is a significant gap in healthcare access and service delivery between ethnic majority and minority populations in the middle-income countries in the South East Asian region.

Description of partnership activities and how they address needs and challenges

This program provides healthcare education, training, and services to 150,000 village people including 40,000 from ethnic minority populations in Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, with particular emphasis on providing a continuum of care for women and children.

Measurement of progress towards objectives 

  • Estimated overall value of partnership: 250 million yen
  • Estimated amount of people impacted: 150,000

Partnership information

Company(ies) Takeda

Partner(s) Save the Children

Type of Partner(s) NGOs

Therapeutic Focus Women and Children's Health

Disease(s) Children's Health, Women's Health

Program Type(s) Availability of Treatment - Financial Support, Health System Infrastructure - Development of Physical Infrastructure, Health System Infrastructure - Outreach & Medical Services, Health System Infrastructure - Training, Prevention Programs - Awareness & Outreach

Targeted Population(s) Children, Marginalised / Indigenous People, Mothers

Region(s)

Number of Countries 3

Country(ies) Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam

Start Date 2016

More information CSR

Anticipated completion date 2021