women reached with healthier pregnancies & safer deliveries


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people reached through improved access to quality facilities

Announcing A New Global Initiative to Help End Maternal Mortality

Strengthening Systems for Safer Childbirth aims to bring collective action to accelerate progress to help end preventable maternal deaths with locally-led solutions. Through the initiative, we’ll empower an ambitious step forward in reaching SDG 3.1.

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MSD for Mothers and Manyata Honored with 2021 FICCI Excellence Award

Our work with Manyata has been awarded the 2021 “Excellence in Social Initiative Award” from FICCI. This collaboration with FOGSI, Jhpiego and others has helped promote quality standards across India, supporting safe childbirth and maternity care for every woman.

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New Report on U.S. Maternal Health Equity Available Now

Racial disparities are a driving force in the rising rates of maternal morbidity in the U.S. Explore a new report by NASEM on the root causes of the current state of maternal health which highlights the path forward to advance maternal health equity.

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10 Years of Progress, Inspired by Motherhood

Bravery, empathy and resilience are just some of the inspirational qualities of motherhood. Explore the strides we’ve made toward improving maternal health outcomes globally through a series of stories that bring these qualities to life.

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Our Reach

See where we are helping improve maternal health, including in our four focus countries

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Our Impact

Track our progress to date and learn how we work with grantees and collaborators

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Our Initiatives

Discover how our signature programs are fueling momentum for maternal health

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