February 2012

Saving Lives at Birth Releases its Second Request for Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development launched its second call for innovative prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in poor, hard-to-reach communities around the world.

With the launch of this second round, the Saving Lives at Birth partnership - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Grand Challenges Canada - welcomes a new partner, the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID).