MSD for Mothers is MSD’s $500 million initiative to create a world where no woman dies giving life. Contributing their scientific and business expertise, as well as their financial resources, they are working to ensure that women have access to two of the most powerful means to end preventable maternal deaths: quality maternity care and modern contraception.
Over the past six years, MSD for Mothers
has reached more than six million women in over 30 countries around the world, contributing to the global effort to save women’s lives, strengthen health systems and meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
They collaborate across sectors — working with governments, NGOs, patient groups, physician, nursing, and midwife associations, entrepreneurs, UN agencies, research institutions, and other businesses. Likewise, they collaborate across MSD, leveraging their talent to generate fresh thinking and infuse new, business-minded approaches to help solve the longstanding challenge of maternal mortality.
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’S COMMITMENT TO GLOBAL HEALTH
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.
Their team is dedicated to achieving their vision of a world where no woman dies giving life.
IS TO CREATE A WORLD WHERE NO WOMAN DIES GIVING LIFE
Their people work relentlessly to invent solutions to many of the world's most devastating public health crises. MSD for Mothers
continues this quest by designing scalable solutions that help end preventable maternal deaths.
They work to improve maternal health by: Empowering wome, Equipping Health Providers, and Strengthening Health Systems.
They have more than 100 programs in more than 40 countries around the world. Their goal is to test innovative models that expand women's access to affordable, quality care with the potential to be scaled and sustained. Additionally, in 2012 they launched the Global Giving Program
—their corporate grants initiative through which their offices around the world can support eligible nonprofits working to improve maternal health—designed to be responsive to local needs and extend our reach in many more countries across the globe.