PARTNERS


As of today, the founding partners have pledged more than $280 million USD in financial resources and additional in-kind resources for work in up to 10 countries over five years.


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Saving Mothers, Giving Life represents a unique partnership of leaders in the global health field from the public, private and NGO sectors. Each partner is contributing distinct, but complementary, expertise and resources to help make a dramatic impact on saving women's lives.


New partners will be identified to expand the reach of Saving Mothers, Giving Life and to more rapidly save women's lives. Founding partners include:


U.S. Government

The U.S. Global Health Initiative provides a whole-of-government approach to global health, maximizing the United States Government's (USG) expertise in program implementation and its deep, long-standing relationships with partner countries.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leads the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) efforts for Saving Mothers, Giving Life. In Zambia and Uganda, CDC works with implementing partners to support the government, local institutions and communities to conduct baseline assessments, strengthen the health information system, conduct verbal autopsies and death reviews and report findings to all of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life partners.

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  • United States Agency for International Development

    United States Agency for International Development

    United States Agency for International DevelopmentThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) leads the Saving Mothers, Giving Life interagency collaboration with the other USG agencies, highlighted below. In Zambia and Uganda, USAID works with implementing partners to support the government, private sector, local institutions and communities to create demand for health services, train and mentor providers on emergency obstetric and newborn care, renovate selected facilities, procure equipment and strengthen supply chains to regularly deliver supplies and medicines.

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  • U.S. Department of Defense

    U.S. Department of Defense

    U.S. Department of DefenseThe U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) in Zambia supports seven Zambia Defense Force (ZDF) health facilities that provide services to both military and civilian populations. DOD works through implementing partners to create demand for health services, train and mentor providers on Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) and Helping Babies Breathe, renovate selected facilities, procure equipment and strengthen supply chains to regularly deliver supplies and medicines.

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  • U.S. Peace Corps

    U.S. Peace Corps

    U.S. Peace CorpsThe U.S. Peace Corps in Zambia supports volunteers to work with the safe motherhood action groups (SMAGs) in their districts to disseminate key maternal health messages, mobilize communities and support facility referrals.

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Other Founding Partners

  • Merck for Mothers

    Merck for Mothers

    Merck for MothersMerck for Mothers is an initiative of Merck (known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada), a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck for Mothers is a 10-year, half-billion-dollar effort to create a world where no woman has to die giving life. The initiative will speed up access to life-saving solutions for women across the globe, develop new technologies, and bring the issue of maternal mortality to the forefront of global consciousness. Merck for Mothers will support Saving Mothers, Giving Life by guiding the strategic direction of the initiative, supporting on-the-ground program implementation and evaluation, working with partners to raise public awareness, and serving as the Secretariat.

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  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) the nation's leading group of physicians providing health care for women, will provide technical and clinical leadership expertise and leverage its members and other professional associations to support Saving Mothers, Giving Life.

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  • Every Mother Counts

    Every Mother Counts

    Every Mother CountsEvery Mother Counts (EMC), an advocacy and mobilization campaign to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally, will raise public awareness, advocate for global maternal health, and initiate fundraising efforts.

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  • Government of Norway

    Government of Norway

    Government of NorwayGovernment of Norway is mobilizing advocacy efforts and supporting program implementation, focusing in particular on sustainability and scalability of the program.

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  • Project C.U.R.E.

    Project C.U.R.E.

    Project C.U.R.E.Project C.U.R.E. is the largest distributor of donated medical supplies and equipment, serving over 130 countries since 1987. Project C.U.R.E. will provide customized supplies, equipment and related services to Saving Mothers, Giving Life initiatives. Additionally, Project C.U.R.E. will conduct onsite needs and post assessments, supply chain management and medical supply and equipment delivery services.

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  • The Government of Uganda

    The Government of Uganda

    The Government of UgandaThe Government of Uganda is partnering with Saving Mothers, Giving Life through joint planning efforts involving the Ministry of Health and regional and local government bodies. The Ministry of Health's mission is to provide the highest possible level of health services to all people in Uganda through the delivery of preventive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative health services at all levels. The Ministry envisions a healthy and productive population that contributes to socio-economic growth and national development.

  • The Government of Zambia

    The Government of Zambia

    The Government of ZambiaThe Government of Zambia is committed to supporting maternal, neonatal and child health. Through its Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health (MCDMCH), the government provides leadership at the central and district levels in support of Saving Mothers, Giving Life.


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