Population & Reproductive Health

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Program to Educate and Empower Young People Expands

The MacArthur-supported OneWorld UK project "Learning about Living" has seen 400,000 queries to its SMS platform and over 110,000 students participate in its eLearning program. Read More
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Girls' Power Initiative, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Girls’ Power Initiative works to empower and educate adolescent girls about their sexual and reproductive health and human rights. Read More
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Girls' Power Initiative, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Girls' Power Initiative, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to empower and educate girls about their sexual and reproductive health. Read More

Women Deliver Conference

More than 3,300 advocates for maternal health from around the world will attend the Women Deliver Conference on June 7-9, 2010, in Washington, D.C., which calls for investing in women in order to end ... Read More

Screening: An Evening of Film for Reproductive Rights

Join MacArthur grantees Ipas and Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) for an evening of film for reproductive rights. The evening includes a screening of Not Yet Rain, a short film by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Russell ... Read More

International Women's Day

The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, a MacArthur grantee, is among the organizations helping plan this year’s global celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8. Read More

MacArthur Discussion Series Reducing Maternal Mortality

More than half a million women die each year due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Read More
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MacArthur Foundation in Mexico

MacArthur first began making grants in Mexico in 1986 and opened an office there in 1992. Here, grantmaking supports population and reproductive health; development of effective human rights protections; and migration in Mexico. Watch the video ... Read More
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MacArthur Foundation in Nigeria

MacArthur is committed to helping strengthen Nigeria's intellectual, scientific, and civil society communities as a means of helping to facilitate the consolidation of democracy and encouraging economic development. To do this, MacArthur makes grants to ... Read More

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. Read More
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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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

Slideshow: Population & Reproductive Health

The Foundation’s population and reproductive health grantmaking seeks to reduce maternal death and illness and to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Erin Sines

Erin Sines

Director
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office

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
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Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
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Kate Abramson

Team Administrator
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
Portrait of Ursula Wheeler

Ursula Wheeler

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation