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Round 2 grantees set to re-write the story of maternal and newborn healthcare in Kenya

Thu, 2016-09-15 18:09 -- admin

The audience, a group of innovators in maternal and newborn healthcare, was gathered in Nairobi on this sunny Friday morning for a day of discussion, representing the five organizations that are Round 2 winners of the County Innovation Challenge Fund. 

Private Sector Participation Needed

Wed, 2015-07-22 10:09 -- admin

In a recent breakfast meeting held in Kenya by the Innovation Challenge Fund for the private sector, the technical partner of the Fund, Population Council, revealed a startling fact:

Up to 287,000 women die around the globe each year during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period - largely due to access to skilled routine and emergency obstetric care.