Recent reports suggest that several people have come up at a global level to help prevent unwanted pregnancies, due to which each year several lives are lost. These donors are trying to save million mothers and children, who lose their life immediately after birth of child or within the next 48 hours.
It has been reported that Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have launched a new campaign, ‘Saving Lives at Birth challenge’, in collaboration with Grand Challenges Canada and have also been supported by governments of United States, the United Kingdom and Norway. It has been recovered that even two researchers from Canada are amongst the 65 front runners.
It has been unveiled that as many as 30 grants have come up with several different ideas, which they claim will help improve the status of childbirth amongst developing nations or under-developed nations, or in other words the poor people and those communities, where it is hard to avail maternal facilities during pregnancy. However, these 30 grants are yet in risk. It will be on Saturday evening in Seattle that the winners will be announced.
Christy Gombay and Ivar Mendez have tried to highlight their piece of work and emphasized: “The problem: Mothers in poor, rural communities cannot access doctors or prenatal care”.