Major Donors Plan New Maternal Health Scheme

Indian women listening to a talk about nutrition and health. The U.S. Agency for International Development, Norwegian government, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada and World Bank are set to unveil on March 9 a new partnership that will seek innovative solutions to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in the developing world. Photo by: Bread for the World

The U.S. Agency for International Development, Norwegian government, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and World Bank are set to unveil Wednesday (March 9) a new partnership that will seek innovative solutions to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in the developing world.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, Gates Foundation Co-chair Melinda Gates,  Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Norway Tore Godal, Chief Executive Officer of Grand Challenges Canada Peter Singer and World Bank’s Vice President for Human Development Tamar Manuelyan Atinc will be at the launch of the partnership.  

Read more about U.S. development aid.

About the author

  • Dsc05567

    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.