December 12, 2011

Jhpiego to lead $55 million five-year project in Indonesia

Jhpiego has been awarded a $55 million five-year cooperative agreement from the U.S. Agency for International Development to collaborate on the implementation of Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival in Indonesia. The EMAS program will improve quality of maternal and neonatal health services at 150 hospitals and increase efficiency and effectiveness in referral systems between their 300 community health centers and hospitals.

Partners in the Jhpiego-led team include Budi Kemuliaan Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Muhammadiyah, Save the Children and RTI International. To maximize and extend results, the international partners will leverage corporate partnerships with sponsors such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, General Electric Healthcare, Starbucks, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Project Cure, Laerdal and AT&T.