Craig Rubens is the Executive Director, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS). He is also Affiliate Professor of Global Health and Affiliate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
October 15, 2012 / Dr. Craig E. Rubens
The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth announced funded projects today for the Preventing Preterm Birth initiative.
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May 02, 2012 / Dr. Craig E. Rubens
Premature birth happens every day—frequently with devastating consequences—and yet we know very little about the causes or how to prevent it.
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The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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