CISMAC's strategy

Read about the strategic directions chosen by CISMAC to enable it to best support its vision.

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Improved maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle-income countries.


To create and support a sustainable global network of institutions and individuals who carry out high-quality research to develop and test the delivery of interventions to improve maternal, newborn and child health in low-and middle-income countries, and translate the results into policy and practice.


Through its network, CISMAC will enhance the quantity and quality of evidence on interventions that improve maternal, newborn and child health and that reduce inequities in LMICs, by:

  • conducting and supporting cutting-edge research
  • creating mechanisms for sustained and expanded collaboration
  • strengthening research capacity and leadership
  • influencing policy and program action


For more details, please read the complete Strategic Directions document (PDF).