Acting on the Call: Dr. Rajiv Shah on accelerating progress

Publication Date:
26 June 2014
Africa, United States, Canada and Africa, Aid and Assistance, NGOs and Civil Society, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Health and Medicine, Women and Gender, Children and Youth

Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID, discusses the Agency's commitment to improving maternal and child health at the Acting on the Call: Ending preventable child and maternal deaths event: USAID announced today that it is realigning $2.9 billion of the Agency's resources to save up to half a million children from preventable deaths by the end of 2015. The Acting on the Call forum was co-hosted by the Governments of Ethiopia and India, in collaboration with UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other partners. 

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