Population & Reproductive Health

Working to reduce maternal mortality and improve the quality of maternal and reproductive health care in India, Mexico, and Nigeria Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Maternal Health in Afghanistan

Continued U.S. investment in maternal health is part of a responsible drawdown in Afghanistan, according to a white paper from the MacArthur-supported Council on Foreign Relations.
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An Evaluation of the Impact of the Anti-Shock Garment on Maternal Mortality

This assessment reviews the Foundation’s grantmaking to reduce postpartum hemorrhage. Since 2003, MacArthur has invested more than $17 million in programs aimed at reducing postpartum hemorrhage in countries where maternal mortality is high.

India Funds Community Health Workers for Newborn Care

The Government of India approved funding for more than 800,000 female community health workers to provide home-based postnatal and newborn care services.

Nigeria: Beating Grim Odds of Childbirth

From AllAfrica.com

Beating Grim Odds of Childbirth in Nigeria

Mothers in northern Nigeria face greater risk of death than in most other places in the world, according to an article by All Africa.

Misoprostol Now Included on Nigeria’s Essential Drug List

Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Health approved the addition of the drug, which is used for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemmorhage, to the EDL.

International Women's Day

Each year around the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Erin Sines

Erin Sines

Director, On Nigeria
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
Portrait of Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Kate Abramson

Kate Abramson

Team Administrator, On Nigeria
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Ursula Wheeler

Ursula Wheeler

Team Coordinator, On Nigeria

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer
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