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.
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