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October 2020    


Reducing the Pandemic's Effect on Health Inequities in Maternal Mortality

How can we help prevent COVID-19 from further exacerbating maternal health inequities? Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Merck for Mothers Executive Director, weighs in with an essay for the Milken Institute.

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Bridging the Gap: Delivering UHC for Mothers During COVID-19

There is an urgent need to safeguard the health of mothers in the COVID-19 era. Watch a panel during this year's virtual UNGA, highlighting the link between universal health coverage and maternal health.

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Building More Equitable Global Health Systems to Serve Black Mothers

Black women are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth related causes than white women. Read how we must transform our approach to care in a USA TODAY piece by Dr. Etiebet and Raj Panjabi.

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Going Online for Sexual and Reproductive Health

As digital communication further expands during the pandemic, explore a new report from Women Deliver & Girl Effect about how adolescent girls in India, Malawi & Rwanda search for health resources online and the challenges they experience.

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Check Out the New Merck for Mothers Site

We have a new look! Visit our refreshed website to stay up to date with the latest news and resources. The site features a host of materials including information on our reach and impact.

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