Mother to Mother SHIONOGI Project

Partnership objective

To build a self-sustainable community for maternal and child health care by collaboration between motivated organizations.

The partnership works to create Mother-to-Mother groups in the community. The partnership works to create Mother-to-Mother groups in the community. Copyright Shionogi

Description of partnership activities and how they address needs and challenges

This partnership improves access to medicines for maternal and child health in a selected region of Kenya. A portion of sales from vitamins combinations Popon ®S and Popon ®S PlusPopon ®S in Japan contribute to support of this project in Kenya.

The partnership will reconstruct a health facility that provides maternity care and addresses accessibility issues in the community. This is in collaboration World Vision, as well as local government and healthcare workers. 

Partnership information

Company(ies) Shionogi

Partner(s) World Vision

Type of Partner(s) NGOs

Therapeutic Focus Women and Children's Health

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

Program Type(s) Health System Infrastructure - Development of Physical Infrastructure, Health System Infrastructure - Training

Targeted Population(s) Children, Mothers, Women

Region(s) East Asia & Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of Countries 2

Country(ies) Japan, Kenya

Start Date 2015

More information Mother to Mother

Anticipated completion date Ongoing