Maternal & Child Health
Millions of mothers and children are alive today because of simple, cost-effective solutions.
Share the Proof
Why did one of the world's most successful couples shift their focus to development? Because it works.
In Malawi, Grandparents Shaping Safe Children
In Malawi, agogos (grandparents) are responsible for passing on tradition. Can they also increase the odds of safe childbirth?
Community Health Volunteers Saving Lives
Nepal's mother and child mortality rates are among the highest in the world. Now, women are training each other as community health volunteers to save the lives of mothers and children in their villages.
An Army of Good
What to do when most of Ethiopia's population can't reach a clinic? Take the clinic to them.
Ethiopian born supermodel Liya Kebede returns to her homeland to raise awareness about the importance of maternal and child health.
Living Proof Presentation
Bill and Melinda Gates introduce Living Proof - a campaign that tells the real story of the incredible progress being achieved by people in developing countries, backed by the support of governments like ours.
A Dangerous Day
In rural Nepal, the day a woman gives birth is the most dangerous day of her life. For this young mother, a skilled birth attendant makes a life-saving difference.
Egyptian Newlyweds Learn About Healthy Families
Established in 2004, the Mabrouk! initiative in Egypt uses education and counseling to address health challenges for pregnant women and their babies, including malnutrition, hypertension and neural tube defects.
Kangaroo Mother Care
The Kangaroo Mother Care program teaches mothers how to increase the body temperatures of their newborns by wrapping the babies to their bare chests.
Fact: By the end of 2011, 5.5 million child deaths were averted.
Thanks to immunisations supported by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.