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Blog Posts Highlight Maternal, Child Health Efforts In Nepal, Rwanda

Two “Impatient Optimists” blog posts discuss maternal and child health.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health: Saving Lives in Nepal
Praveen Mishra, secretary of the Ministry of Health and Population in Nepal, discusses factors that contribute to Nepal’s success in maternal and child health efforts (6/30).

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: 21st Century Progress in Africa: Achieving MDG 5 in Rwanda
Niiamah Stephens, program officer for Africa on the global policy and advocacy team at the Gates Foundation, highlights Rwanda’s efforts to achieve the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing maternal mortality (6/30).