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Brian Mulligan

Title Program Officer, Integrated Deliver
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

BrianMulligan is Program Officer on the Integrated Delivery Team for Ethiopia Collaboration. He has spent the past 20 years working in community-based public health and social services programming, largely in Africa. 

Posts By Brian Mulligan

Blending Science and Culture to Speed Adoption of Kangaroo Care

Kangaroo mother care promotes maternal-infant bonding and physiological stability in the newborn, facilitates breastfeeding, provides warmth, reduces risk of serious infections and mortality of premature infants by about 50 percent.

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Blending Science and Culture to Accelerate Kangaroo Mother Care

In Istanbul, Turkey, a city where East meets West, and emblematic of our challenge to meld state-of-the-art science with age-old parental instincts to provide newborn children with food, warmth and love, a group came together in October, 2013, to “bend the curve” on newborn survival through acceleration of adoption of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC).

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