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An Agogo (grandparent) checks on a mother and newborn baby in the Mzimba District, Malawi.

I joined 1,800 maternal health experts in Cape Town. What I heard gave me hope for moms and newborns.

Progress against maternal and newborn mortality has stalled. But Dr. Sanjana Bhardwaj says that new innovations and approaches could make pregnancy and childbirth safer for all.
By Dr. Sanjana Bhardwaj Deputy Director, Program Advocacy and Communications, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gargee Ghosh poses for a photograph with a shopkeeper after using her digital payment system in Mumbai, India in March 2023.

Development finance reform needs to address the greatest challenges of our era

By Gargee Ghosh President, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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