Innovative Partnership Strengthens Home-Grown Health Care

A collaboration between PATH and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has established an innovative health centre to fast-track the development of a number of sustainable health technologies that are aimed specifically at reducing maternal and child deaths in the country and in low-income communities in particular.

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Guyana Help the Kids – Part III of our Grand Challenges Canada series

Innovate Development is pleased to present a weekly series featuring projects funded and supported by Grand Challenges Canada. This is the third in a four-part series in which we cover topics surrounding mothers and children in the Global South. For more information about Grand Challenges Canada, please see the bottom of this post or go to their website, www.grandchallenges.ca.   …

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New Drug Could Combat Postpartum Maternal Deaths

Childbirth complications are a leading cause of death for women in the Global South. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 130,000 women are killed annually as a result of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). An upcoming clinical trial seeks to curb maternal deaths with the introduction of a new drug that prevents excessive post-childbirth bleeding. The trial, set to launch in …

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