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MAR
8

Innovations recognized in honor of International Women's Day

In honor of International Women's Day, Women Deliver annually celebrates the progress made on behalf of girls and women worldwide. The “Women Deliver 50” is a compilation of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women.

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MAR
7

UN Commission for Maternal Health Commodities

In 2010, the United Nations (UN) first launched the Every Woman, Every Child initiative to help save the lives of 16 million women and children by 2015 – in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As a part of this initiative, the UN will soon commence a special Commission focused on overlooked life-saving commodities for women's and children's health.

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MAR
5

Health Care Improvement Project in Uganda

USAID's Health Care Improvement Project is supporting the Ministry of Health in Uganda to improve newborn survival by combining training, quality improvement, and peer-to-peer learning. Lessons from this experience are already informing plans of the Ministry of Health to roll out comprehensive newborn care in 15 new districts later this year.

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FEB
27

New Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge

The 2nd RFA for the USAID Grand Challenges: Saving Lives at Birth has been posted.

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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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