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FEB
20

MANDATE featured on Gates Foundation blog

MANDATE was recently featured in the Impatient Optimists blog in a series that highlighted the foundation's work in Family Health, including Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH).

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FEB
15

New Maternal Health Collaboration

UNFPA and Intel Corporation are working together to address global maternal mortality. The collaboration will focus on providing technology to train frontline health workers in low-resource settings.

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FEB
8

New studies on effectiveness of chlorhexidine cord care in The Lancet

New research on the effectiveness of chlorhexidine cord care for the prevention of infection and neonatal mortality were published online in The Lancet today. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2811%2961877-1/fulltext

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FEB
3

Saving Lives at Birth: Grand Challenge-Round 2

USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and The World Bank have announced a second round of request for applications for innovative prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in low-resource settings. Applications are due by March 29, 2012.

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JAN
12

Frontline Health Workers Coalition Launched

Sixteen non-governmental organizations have joined together to champion the frontline health worker, often the first and only contact for health care in low-resource settings. For more information on this important cause, please visit: http://frontlinehealthworkers.org