Mindy Neiman is responsible for the Merck for Mothers supply chain and family planning portfolios, and has worked with MfM since December 2017. Merck for Mothers is Merck’s 10-year $500 million initiative to help create a world where no woman dies giving life. Merck for Mothers is known as MSD for Mothers outside the United States and Canada.
Ensuring that mothers who have just given birth have immediate access to a full range of contraceptive methods could prevent millions of maternal, infant, and child deaths. Experts from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Merck for Mothers explain the essential role the private sector can play.