Bloomberg Philanthropies committed US$50 million to family planning in 2012 and pledged to continue working to improve maternal and child health in some of the world’s poorest regions. Bloomberg Philanthropies is committed to integrating family planning services with obstetric care. They have partnered with like-minded organizations and have contributed to FP2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism, which addresses emerging, catalytic opportunities that will help meet the goal of reaching 120 million more women and children. Bloomberg Philanthropies have also conducted reproductive health surveys, engaged community leaders and youth on the local level, improved health facilities, and worked to increase the CPR rate in Kigoma, Tanzania to 12 percent by 2019.
Bloomberg Philanthropies FP2020 Commitment
Bloomberg Philanthropies commits to becoming a partner in this groundbreaking initiative for family planning with a contribution of US $50 million over the next eight years.
Bloomberg Philanthropies Self-Report
In August 2016, Bloomberg Philanthropies shared the following update on progress in achieving its Family Planning 2020 commitment during the 2015-2016 time period.