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A Note from Dr. Etiebet: Reflections from WEF 2018

Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, MSD for Mothers, February 2018

The MSD for Mothers team recently returned from the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, where we joined leaders from business, government, civil society and academia in discussions around the theme, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World."

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How a project helping mothers in India could help save the world

Naveen Rao, Lead, MSD for Mothers, January 2018

This article was originally published on January 16 to weforum.org.

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Turning Personal Tragedy into Meaningful Change

Ryan Hansen, January 2018

Tara and I got married in 2008, and she became pregnant in 2010. Throughout the process, all the doctor’s appointments, everything had been going well. On March 25, 2011, she gave birth to our son, Brandon, and then six days later she passed away from an infection.

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Leading a Global Coalition of Mothers Dedicated to Social Good

Jennifer James, Founder of Social Good Moms, December 2017

There needs to be more finances put towards maternal health, there needs to be more education put towards maternal health, and there needs to be a lot more compassionate care for women who are pregnant because it's such a vital and important time for women.

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Pregnant and On the Run: We Must Do Better To Protect Refugees On Their Journeys To Motherhood

Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, MSD for Mothers, November 2017

By taking better care of mothers, we increase the chances that her children stay healthy, get educated and reach their full potential; that they go on to contribute to, or even transform society for good. Saving mothers should be a priority for every country.

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The Traveling Doctor Dedicated to Uplifting Women

Dr. Nita Landry, Board Certified OB/GYN and Co-host on the Emmy Award Winning TV Show, "The Doctors", November 2017

We have to have more open, honest conversations about which maternal care issues need to be improved. Once we have the conversations and identify the problems, then we can actually start to implement the changes that have to be made for us to see the progress that we need, want, and deserve.

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