PERSPECTIVES ON MATERNAL HEALTH

The Potential of Mobile Technology to Improve Maternal Health

Dr. Aakash Ganju, Co-Founder, Avegen, August 2018

We are smarter, faster and more efficient thanks to digital innovations. Likewise, technology can help industries provide products and services more cost effectively than ever before.

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Saving Mothers, Giving Life: Reflecting on Five Years of Partnership

Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers, July 2018

Five years ago, Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) – a major public-private partnership – set the ambitious goal of reducing maternal mortality by half in target districts in Uganda and Zambia, and later Nigeria. Merck for Mothers is proud to have been a founding partner of SMGL and last month I participated in an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies to celebrate the partnership’s achievements and reflect on what we’ve learned.

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More than 300 partners want to know – what do women and girls want most when it comes to quality health care?

Betsy McCallon, Chief Executive Officer, White Ribbon Alliance, July 2018

Since our beginnings nearly 20 years ago, White Ribbon Alliance has brought diverse partners together to advance reproductive and maternal health and rights for women and girls.

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Europe Must Show Greater Commitment to the Protection of Vulnerable Pregnant Women

Gabriele Grom, MSD for Mothers Executive Ambassador, Associate Vice President for MSD for Mothers for the CEE Cluster, June 2018

It is a sad fact that the number of vulnerable pregnant women is growing in every country of the European Union and unless urgent action is taken, women will continue to die unnecessarily.

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