Welcome to the portal of MASCOT – Multilateral Association for Studying Health Inequalities and Enhancing North-South And South-South Cooperation – a European Union funded project under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7).

The project took place between October 2011 and March 2014 and all main results are available for public download here at the project website. Feel free to explore them!

The project, coordinated by COHRED (Council on Health Research for Development), gathered partners and experts from Africa, Latin America and Europe, to identify and implement strategies for tackling health inequalities preferentially affecting children, adolescents and mothers.This is in line with COHRED’s focus on supporting research and innovation systems for health, equity and development.

In this website you will find different resources and information about the project, such as its main objectives, current status of work, next steps and relevant news.

  • Visit the section “About MASCOT” to know all about the project, its objectives and expected results and the various stakeholders involved.
  • Explore our “MASCOT resources” section to have access to the main reports and publications of the project.
  • Check the “News and media” section to be aware of the most recent news and upcoming events related to the project and issues related to Health Inequalities, Maternal and Child Health and other relevant themes.

If you would like to get more information or be updated on the project, go
to “Contact” and choose “Register for notifications” or contact us directly.