MCC Joins Global Initiative

A woman in Uganda still faces a 1 in 44 chance of dying during pregnancy and childbirth.
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Originally posted on November 1, 2016


We are pleased to announce our newest program, Safe Start MOMobile, is joining Merck for Mothers in their efforts to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. We are one of four organizations chosen .

For women with limited resources and chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension,  having  a baby can be both joyous and perilous. Our newest program, Safe Start MOMobile, helps pregnant women receive the critical medical care and social services they need to reduce their risk of poor or catastrophic outcomes during pregnancy.  The program is funded by Merck for Mothers.

You can read more about Merck for Mothers and our partnership with them in the Philadelphia Inquirer.  To see the printed version simply download this link.