First-of-its-kind development impact bond launched in Cameroon to save newborn babies

Published: 4 May 2019

The Cameroon kangaroo mother care development impact bond aims to reach more than 2,200 newborns with life-improving care. 

A newly launched development impact bond (DIB) is funding a health practice that will save and improve hundreds of newborn lives in Cameroon. 

This ground-breaking USD 2.8 million DIB is the first DIB globally to focus on newborns, the first DIB to focus on maternal and child health in Africa, and whose design has been led by the government of Cameroon. 

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