Alongside the UK’s Department for International Development, the foundation provided support to UNFPA Supplies to create a pool of flexible financing to improve reliable access to family planning commodities in low- and middle-income countries supported by UNFPA Supplies. Investment Date: Read More
Program Areas: Family Planning
Pledge Guarantee for Health
The foundation provided support to the UN Foundation’s Pledge Guarantee for Health to improve procurement practices to avoid stockouts of family planning products in the developing world.
The foundation invested in Pfizer to expand access to the pharmaceutical company’s all-in-one injectable contraceptive, Sayana, giving women in the developing world an affordable option.
The foundation partnered with private and public organizations make Implanon NXT®, a single rod, long-acting, reversible contraceptive implant, available in the world’s poorest countries at a more than 50 percent price reduction.
Many people across the world lack access to safe and affordable contraceptives. To address this need, we provided a low-interest loan to help DKT International increase sustainable access to vital reproductive health products in developing countries.
The foundation partnered with private and public organizations to make Jadelle®, an effective, long-acting, reversible contraceptive implant, available to more than 27 million women in the world’s poorest countries at a more than 50 percent price reduction.
Press Release: Global Leaders Commit Support for UNFPA at London Family Planning Summit
July 13, 2017 LONDON – On World Population Day, 11 July, international donors at the landmark Family Planning Summit in London committed a total of $207 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new funding will help support UNFPA’s Read More
Update: Implant Access Program: Expanding Family Planning Options For Women
The global family planning community is working to ensure that more women around the world have access to contraceptive options and family planning services and information. As part of this global effort, a group of organizations collaborated to make contraceptive Read More
Press Release: DKT International awarded $25 million grant and $12.5 million loan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Global Communication Works November 3, 2016 DKT was awarded a combination $25 million grant and $12.5 million loan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the years 2016-2020. “This generous contribution will allow DKT to both scale up its existing programs Read More
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Making Markets Work for the Poor
The Stanford Social Innovation Review explores how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation uses strategic investments for social impact. Read the full report here. Chapters: Philanthropy’s New Tools for Innovation and Impact Leveraging the Balance Sheet Neglected No More Unintended Read More