Atul Gawande , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health
$265,000 In support of promoting the professionalization of midwifery in an indigenous region of Chiapas (over two years).
$750,000 In support of general operations (over three years).
$500,000 to increase the number of trained and practicing midwives in Mexico, with concentration in Tlaxcala state, and to generate Mexico-specific evidence of the impact of quality midwifery care on maternal health.
$1,000,000 to support implementation of Nigeria's Task Shifting and Task Sharing Policy in key states.
$300,000 strengthening community oversight over the delivery of maternal and reproductive health services in public health facilities in India.