July 2011

Press Release: 19 Innovations To Save Moms and Babies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 19 nominees for award with the most promising solutions that
address the causes of maternal and newborn deaths in rural areas of the developing world,
were announced at the Saving Lives at Birth Development Exchange.

Press Release: 77 Innovations That Could Save the Lives of Mothers and Newborns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A global call for innovations that have the potential to save the lives of mothers and newborns at the time of birth elicited more than 600 submissions from all over the world including the United States, Canada and low-and middle-income countries. After much review, the field has been narrowed down to 77 innovators that show the most potential to meet the call for Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development.