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Harmonized Safety Monitoring of Immunization in Pregnancy- the Global Alignment of Immunization Safety Assessment in Pregnancy (GAIA) project

Immunization in pregnancy is a promising public health strategy to reduce illness and death among pregnant women and young infants, especially in low and middle income countries.

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Harmonized Safety Monitoring of Immunization in Pregnancy- the Global Alignment of Immunization Safety Assessment in Pregnancy (GAIA) project

Immunization in pregnancy is a promising public health strategy to reduce illness and death among pregnant women and young infants, especially in low and middle income countries.

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5 Wearable & Sensor Devices that Save Lives

Finding solutions to maternal and newborn mortality is a challenge that is both simple and complex. Simple because we know most direct causes of death. For example, we know that too many mothers die from postpartum hemorrhage, and preterm newborns often die because of infection. The complexity comes when we try to answer these questions for program implementation

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Challenge: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are issuing a joint call for innovative and transformative solutions to build more effective supply chains in low- and middle-income countries around the world.

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Innovation for an Interconnected Laboratory System

The Grand Challenges Explorations program is seeking new ideas that can improve the performance of the interconnected diagnostic system, enabling proof of concept work, demonstrating the feasibility of a new innovation.

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Antimicrobial Resistance: Saving Our Medicines is Everyone’s Duty

Why would allowing wider use of a drug affect its efficiency? The answer is antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a phenomenon whereby infection-causing microbes learn to resist the drugs that are normally used to kill them. TB is one of the diseases most affected by AMR, but the list of infections and procedures made more dangerous is ever growing.

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