Commitment

Accelerate Introduction of MMS in LMICs

Donor organisation / United States of America

Kirk Humanitarian

Commitment made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: No event
Targeted location (aggregate)

Multi-country - Low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America | Low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin …

Status Pending Find out more

Commitment description

Over a three-year period (2021-2023), Kirk Humanitarian commits to supporting the health of 28 million pregnant women at risk of undernutrition by donating a sufficient amount of United Nations International Multiple Micronutrient Antenatal Preparation (UNIMMAP) Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS) to governments and NGOs operating in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and supporting implementation research to inform introduction of UNIMMAP MMS in 16-20 national programs.

Global Nutrition Targets

Anaemia
Under-5 stunting
Under-5 wasting
Low birthweight

Nutrition Action Classification across all goals

Enabling

  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data

Policy

  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services

Impact

  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

N4G themes covered by goals

  • Food
  • Health
  • Resilience
  • Data
  • Financing

Total funding and costs across all goals

Funders Kirk Humanitarian
Funding mechanism Self/foundation
Cost secured Total costs are fully secured.
Total costs estimated Yes, and the amount publicly disclosed
Currency (USD) - United States dollar
Cost amount 66,000,000.0
$USD equivalent 66,000,000.0 (World Bank average exchange rate for 2021)

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