Success never comes out of thin air. If it were not for the support of the institutional partners and funders below, CCISD would not be able to make a real difference in the daily lives of populations. CCISD’s team is extremely grateful for its partners’ and supporters’ invaluable commitment.

Institutional partners


  • Canadian Embassies and Canadian cooperation support units in the focus countries
  • Bureau d’appui en santé publique (BASP’96), Burkina Faso
  • Consulting firms, NGOs and national organizations, including RAIL/SIDA/IST and GIN/PDSS, Niger, Africa Health Consulting, Senegal
  • Banconi, Ségué, Koniakary and Sanoubougou 2 Community Health Centres (CSCOM), Mali
  • Intersectoral Coordination for the fight against AIDS (Coordination intersectorielle de lutte contre les IST/VIH/SIDA, or CISLS), Niger
  • The University of Bamako’s Faculty of Medicine and Odontostomatology (Faculté de médecine et d’odontostomatologie, or FMPOS), Mali
  • The Malian National Federation of Community Health Centres (Fédération nationale des centres de santé communautaire du Mali, or FENASCOM)
  • Mali’s National Institute of Health Sciences Training (Institut national de formation en sciences de la santé, or INFSS)
  • Health ministries of partner countries (central and decentralized levels)
  • Organisations non gouvernementales et cabinets d’études internationaux
  • Kinshasa Provincial Health Directorate (Direction provincial de la santé, or DPS), DR Congo

International agencies

  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

North america

  • Cégèp de Saint-Jérôme
  • Laval University
  • Sherbrooke University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMSS)
  • International non-governmental organizations, including the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and Collaboration Santé Internationale (Collaboration International Health, or CSI)
  • International Health Unit, University of Montreal Hospital Centre (CHUM/USI)
  • L’Œuvre Léger
  • Médecins du Monde Canada

Latin america and the Caribbean

  • Canadian Embassy in Haiti
  • Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (Ministère de la Santé publique et de la Population d’Haïti, or MSPP) at the central and decentralized levels: Artibonite Health Directorate (Direction départementale sanitaire de l’Artibonite, or DDSA) and five Unités Communales de Santé (UCS) and their health centres
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Haiti
  • A number of associations and NGOs offering community-based health services
  • A number of non-governmental organizations and national institutes, including the Institut haïtien de l’Enfance (IHE)


  • Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
  • Agence française de développement (AFD)
  • The World Bank
  • Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (World Bank program)
  • Government of Niger (World Bank program)
  • Banque internationale de développement (BID)
  • Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme
  • Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp. (Merck for Mothers Global funding program and Merck Canada)


Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH)

Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC)

Cadre de liaison inter-ONG Haïti (CLIO-Haïti)