It has been such a treat to be able to finally connect in person, on the ground, with the three laureates of our Innovating for Mothers Challenge (I4M) in Senegal.
With the backdrop of the COP 26 climate talks in Glasgow, MAR President Diana Perez Buck reflects on the effects of climate change on maternal and newborn health:
MAR and our partner in Brazil the University of Campinas, co-presented at the 17th International Urban Health Conference. We featured our joint collaboration to help improve the quality of antenatal care of vulnerable pregnant women in the town of Guarujá (Sao Paolo state).
A quick look at the work of Agora, one of our Innovating for Mothers (I4M) laureates in Senegal, featuring the maternal home they have just inaugurated
Corpus Medical, an enterprising group of young medical students in Senegal, are one of the laureats of our Innovating for Mothers (I4M) challenge. They are launching a motorcycle-based service to bring prenatal care to pregnant women at home
We are holding a joint workshop in Kinshasa with our Congolese partner Lisungi to discuss the impact and lessons learned from our partnership to bring maternal health services to women in poor urban and peri-urban areas of Kinshasa. W
Mothers at Risk is proud to announce the three finalists of the ‘Innovating for Mothers Challenge’ that we launched earlier this year in collaboration with the Ella Fund and Reach for Change Senegal to identify promising innovations in maternal health.
Launched in April 2020, the national challenge “Innovating for Mothers – Jappalé sunu Yaye” aims at identifying and supporting innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives for maternal and newborn health in Senegal that are ready to grow their impact.
Innovating for Mothers Challenge launched to improve maternal and newborn health care in Senegal
What was MAR’s first project?
When we founded MAR, we had the fortune of starting with four beautiful projects.