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Announcing the Coalitions Working Towards Accelerating Progress Towards SDG 3.1

Strengthening Systems for Safer Childbirth is a new global initiative using locally-driven solutions to accelerate progress in helping save women’s lives through six coalitions in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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Amplification of American Indian and Alaska Native Stories through ‘Hear Her’ Campaign

The CDC, with support from Merck for Mothers, has released a new segment of their Hear Her™ campaign to amplify the voices and stories of American Indian and Alaska Native people, which includes culturally appropriate resources that raise awareness of urgent maternal warning signs.

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The 2022 Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity Winner

Mali Health has been named this year’s recipient of the Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity. The organization hopes to extend its impact by deepening its community-led approaches.

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A New Commitment with Girl Effect to Accelerate Family Planning in Kenya

Girl Effect announced a $1 million commitment from Merck for Mothers to create a new digital platform, designed by and for young people, that helps women and girls in their family planning journeys.

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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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