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Press Release: Round 3 Finalists Announced

USAID/Lemelson Foundation Partnership Award NCIIA to Help Translate Innovations to Impact

USAID/LEMELSON FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP AWARD NCIIA TO HELP TRANSLATE INNOVATIONS TO IMPACT

Award to fund Xcelerator training among USAID Grantees, turning ideas into sustainable solutions that improve the lives of expectant mothers and newborns

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15 Innovations Nominated for Award

Yesterday at the 2012 DevelopmentXChange hosted in Seattle, WA, the Saving Lives at Birth Partners nominated the following 15 innovations for award:

Seed Grants:

Life-Saving Innovations for Mothers and Newborns

Life-Saving Innovations for Mothers and Newborns

Seattle, WA – Innovations that demonstrated the most promising solutions to address the causes of maternal and newborn deaths in hard-to-reach, low-resource settings were nominated tonight for award at the Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  The nominees will now enter into final negotiations before awards can be issued.

65 Innovations That Could Save Mothers’ and Newborns’ Lives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The call for innovative solutions to save the lives of mothers and newborns around the time of birth elicited more than 500 submissions from almost 60 countries. Today, the Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Partners – U.S.

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).

Two Breakthrough Innovations to Address Maternal and Newborn Deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa

Two Breakthrough Innovations to Address Maternal and Newborn Deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Saving Lives at Birth partnership supports bold ideas to save the lives of women and their babies from innovators motivated by tragic personal losses

Ottawa.   Although Kenyan Sam Agutu and Nigerian Aminu Gamawa come from different countries and backgrounds, they share a common passionate commitment – to save the lives of women giving birth and guarantee infants a healthy start.

Press Release: Three Promising Innovations to Ensure Moms Don’t Die Giving Life, Babies Have a Healthy Start

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The three Saving Lives at Birth transition grant nominees with the most promising solutions to address the causes of maternal and newborn deaths in rural areas of the developing world were announced last night at the Every Woman Every Child reception hosted by UN Special Envoy Ray Chambers.

Award Choice Winners

The Saving Lives at Birth partners announced two special awards at the DevelopmentXChange – the Peer Choice Award and People’s Choice Award.   

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.