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

An Agogo (grandparent) checks on a mother and newborn baby in the Mzimba District, Malawi.
An Agogo (grandparent) checks on a mother and newborn baby in the Mzimba District, Malawi. ©Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Frederic Courbet

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