Representative GrantsAbuja, Nigeria2016
$300,000 in support of institutionalizing maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response.
Representative GrantsMexico City, Mexico2016
$225,000 in support of midwifery activities in Guerrero state, Mexico.
Representative GrantsNew York, New York2017
$1,100,000 to strengthen and expand professional midwifery in Mexico through the Midwifery Education Scholarship and Capacity Building Program.
Representative GrantsBilaspur, India2016
$800,000 to strengthen the quality of maternal health services and facilitate quality assurance in two states in India.
Representative GrantsWashington, District of Columbia2016
$300,000 general support.
April 28, 2011 - From The Field
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.
September 30, 2010 - From The Field
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the investment, which includes $30 million in grants from MacArthur.
August 30, 2010 - From The Field
With MacArthur support, organizations from India, Mexico, and Nigeria joined academics and government officials at the first global technical meeting focused solely on maternal health.
June 24, 2010 - From The Field
The Delhi High Court ordered the Government of Delhi to compensate a woman who gave birth alone three months after she was denied medical benefits by a public maternity center.
April 27, 2010 - From The Field
Together, the two foundations awarded $4.9 million to help the WRA make pregnancy and childbirth safe for women and newborns around the world.
April 26, 2010 - In The Media
April 21, 2010 - Publication
Research of MacArthur Fellow and grantee Sue J. Goldie suggests that better family planning, improved emergency obstetrical care, and support for safe abortion could significantly reduce maternal mortality in India in less than a decade.