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.
global health fellows
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 Programme for Onchocerciasis Control
World Health Organisation
Adjunct Professor of Global Health
Duke University Global Health Institute
Imperial Health Sciences
Founder, Young Beninese Leaders Association (YBLA)
United Nations Appointed Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Youth Advisor, Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Program Portfolio in Nigeria
Associate Researcher with Centre for Girls Education (CGE), Population and Reproductive Health Initiative, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Vice President, UNFPA’s Youth Advisory Group
Former President of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
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, Department of Global Health and Population Harvard School of Public Health Coordinator, Dean’s Special Initiative on Women and Health Director, Maternal Health Task Force
Retired Professor, Lead for International Women’s Health Research
Institute for Women’s Health, University College London
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
Founder and Chariman, Praekelt Group
African Leaders Malaria Alliance
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