International Aid: Millions Awarded for Innovations to Save Lives of Mothers and Children at Birth

 About $14 million was awarded to innovations aimed at saving the lives of mothers and children around the world Thursday in a landmark event hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah.

MAMA knows best

MAMA’s three-year goal is straightforward: to provide a low-cost, highly-accessible mobile phone communication system for mothers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes.

Mama: Using Text Messaging to Protect Maternal Health in Times of Crisis

New project takes advantage of Facebook to build communities of practice for humanitarian workers