Atul Gawande , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Related Grantee: Society for Education, Action and Research in Community 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
$265,000 In support of promoting the professionalization of midwifery in an indigenous region of Chiapas (over two 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.
$300,000 strengthening community oversight over the delivery of maternal and reproductive health services in public health facilities in India.
$1,000,000 to support implementation of Nigeria's Task Shifting and Task Sharing Policy in key states.
$750,000 In support of general operations (over three years).