MacArthur and Gates Foundations Support White Ribbon Alliance to Reduce Maternal Mortality
Published April 27, 2010
The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA) has received $4.9 million in grants from the MacArthur Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help make pregnancy and childbirth safer for women and newborns around the world.
An additional investment of $30 billion per year in countries with high maternal and child mortality rates could prevent approximately 5 million maternal deaths and 147 million child deaths by 2035, according to a study by ... Read More
A woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth every two hours in Kenya, according to a new report from MacArthur grantees Family Care International and the International Center for Research on Women, and the KEMRI-CDC Research and ... Read More
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