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Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, March of Dimes, PATH, Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization collaborate to address suffering caused by millions of deaths and disabilities each year.

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SEATTLE – Every year around the world, more than three million stillbirths occur, and more than one million babies die because they were born preterm. Today, the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) announced a collaborative effort with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, March of Dimes, PATH, Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) to examine the causes of prematurity and stillbirth and identify and promote effective interventions.

To read the full press release, visit the GAPPS web site.

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