Evidence for

MSD for Mothers’ pursuit to understand how to improve maternal health outcomes in an equitable and sustainable way.

This third edition Research Compendium features the latest research analyzing the challenges women face during pregnancy and childbirth and how these findings can lead to greater impact in saving women’s lives.

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women's experiences of
their care


why women
are dying


the quality of
maternity care

Evidence for Impact 2022

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MSD for Mothers invests in generating evidence that contributes new knowledge and insights to help improve maternal health around the world.

Our grantees and collaborators ask critical questions about how to advance health equity so that all women receive the safe, high quality, respectful care around pregnancy and childbirth that they deserve – wherever they seek care.

Our Impact in Action

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High quality maternal care matters and we are helping local, private health care providers in India improve the care they deliver.

Manyata is a quality improvement and certification program that is delivering results for private providers and the women they serve.

Evidence for Impact 2022

Our Impact in Action