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Approximately 800 women die while giving life every day.

  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life Initiative Reveals Latest Results (December 7, 2016)
  • How partnerships Strengthen Investments in Women's Global Health (June 27, 2013)
  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life Announces Plans to More Than Double its Reach and Increase Attention on Newborns (June 25, 2014)
  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life Reports One-Third Reduction in Maternal Mortality in One Year (January 9, 2014)
  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life prominently featured in Center for Strategic and International Studies report on global and maternal health initiatives (May 21, 2013)
  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life Supports Healthy Baby, Health Mama Private Voucher Program in Uganda (May 18, 2013)
  • Saving Mothers  partners, interventions in spotlight at CSIS event on Obama Administration's women's health policies (March 7, 2013)
  • Saving Mothers, Giving Life Welcomes Project C.U.R.E. as Newest Partner (March 7, 2013)
  • Merck Launches Maternal Health Awareness Campaign, Once Upon a Birth, with Actress Melissa Joan Hart (November 29, 2012)
  • Every Mother Counts Awards Inaugural Grants to Baylor-College of Medicine Children's Foundation Uganda and Midwives for Haiti (October 22, 2012)
  • New Partnership With U.S. and Norwegian Governments and the Private Sector Formed to Save the Lives of Mothers and Their Newborn Children (June 14, 2012)

Phase 2 Zambia Kick-Off Meeting — May 2014

On January 9, 2014, CSIS hosted a high-level event to highlight the results and lessons learned from Saving Mothers, Giving Life’s first year of implementation.

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Saving Mothers, Giving Life: A Year of Results and Lessons Learned — January 2014

Over 80 representatives of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) global and country level partnership met in Zambia from May 5-8, 2014 to launch the second phase of the Initiative.

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A World in Transition: Charting a New Path in Global Health — June 2012

Saving Mothers, Giving Life was launched by the U.S. and Norwegian governments at a special event in Olso, Norway, on June 1, 2012.

Learn more about this event.