29.07.2011 11:16 By: Joanne Lim

Saving Lives at Birth: Grand Challenge for Development

Seed grant awarded

Congratulations to Mark Ansermino and Peter von Dadelszen for leading the team to a seed grant for "Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development". The project is entitled PIERS on the Move.

The Challenge: http://www.savinglivesatbirth.net


You can read more about the award in our national newspaper, The Globe and Mail:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/americas/ending-infant-mortality-one-birth-at-a-time/article2112373/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadian-innovators-win-global-competition-to-tackle-maternal-health/article2112896/?from=sec431

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/health-news/canadian-innovators-win-global-competition-to-tackle-maternal-health/article2113800/


There is also a recording of the award ceremonies held in Washington DC on July 28   http://www.livestream.com/usaidlive

Thanks go to everyone who has helped us along the way! Your support is much appreciated.


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