For over a century, MSD has taken on the most urgent global health challenges, including diabetes, HIV/AIDS and cervical cancer. Maternal mortality is no exception.
MSD for Mothers builds on this legacy by implementing programs, partnerships and solutions so no woman dies giving life.
Every day, MSD employees contribute their business and scientific expertise to the challenge of maternal mortality.
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Our team is dedicated to achieving our vision of a world where no woman dies giving life.
Solving the issue of maternal mortality requires all of our skills and expertise. Our Advisory Board
members bring varied backgrounds and strengths to help us create solutions that save women’s lives.
Retired Director, African Program for Onchocerciasis Control, World Health Organization
Founder, Young Beninese Leaders Association United Nations Appointed Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals
Former President of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Associate Dean for Diversity at the Morsani College of Medicine and Chief Diversity Officer for USF Health
Willard C. Rappleye Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Director of Services at the Sloane Hospital for Women, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Director, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Last Mile Health
Deputy Director of Implementation Research and Demonstration for Scale, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Professor in Residence, Maternal and Child Health
Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning Director, Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation
Senior Advisor, 3D Program for Girls and Women
Founder and Chairman, Praekelt Group
Vice-Chair, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Director, Country Strategy
We can end preventable maternal deaths in our lifetime, but we can’t do it alone. Together, we are inventing programs, partnerships, and solutions to move the needle on this global challenge. Join us.BECOME A PARTNER