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 emergency transport program piloted in four northern states of Nigeria by Health Partners International has helped to bring 19,000 pregnant women in emergency situations to health facilities since 2009. Read More