United States’s $ 55 million program promotes healthy mothers and newborns in six Indonesian provinces


The initiative is part of the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership, a commitment by US President Barack Obama and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to increase cooperation between the United States and Indonesia.

Helping Babies Breathe Alliance Receives USAID Partnership Award

Award presented during a day-long Partnership Forum on the Strategic Value of Connecting Business and Development that USAID is hosting as part of the Agency’s 50th anniversary.

Improving the Outlook for Babies in Zanzibar

Three times a day, 27-year-old Omari Ali breaks from his job repairing cars in Amani Freshi, a suburb of Zanzibar City, Zanzibar, and heads to the local health center to care for his newborn twin sons. 

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.

Development X Change: Building a community of innovators

Meet and get inspired by the 77 Saving Lives at Birth finalists who have come to Washington, D.C. to participate in the final stage of the competition.

US donates USD 320,000 equipment for pregnant women

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The Jhpiego-led, USAID funded Mothers and Infants, Safe, Healthy and Alive (MAISHA) programme has handed over medical equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to benefit pregnant women.

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, was launched today to seek innovative prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in rural, low-resource settings.

Africa Regional Meeting to Focus on Interventions for Impact in Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care

The disparate impact of pregnancy-related complications on women in the developing world are bringing together experts from across Africa to a special meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to promote and increase interventions that will save women’s lives.

Newborns’ mortality rate reduced by 23 percent


The USAID-funded PAIMAN Project saved more than 30,000 newborn babies by reducing neonatal mortality by 23 percent through a replicable model of interventions.