Merck for Mothers

Merck for Mothers

Can you imagine a world where no mother dies giving birth? We can. That's the promise of Merck for Mothers, Merck’s 10-year, $500 million initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of mothers during pregnancy and childbirth.

For more than 125 years, Merck has taken on the most urgent global health challenges, including diabetes, HIV/AIDS and cervical cancer. Maternal mortality is no exception.

Merck for Mothers builds on this legacy by implementing inventive programs, partnerships and solutions to ensure that no woman dies giving life.

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Merck for Mothers Ambassador Keelee Moseley Shares Maternal Health Journey
Two-year-old Adrian rolls a ball to his mother, Keelee Moseley, in the family's Texas home. "Someday, I'll tell him about our journey of survival," says Keelee, an information technology delivery lead for our company. "For now, I'm sharing my story and raising awareness with other women to help them have safe journeys into motherhood." Our miracle baby...
Sep 25, 2020 2:30 PM ET
Merck Announces Call for Proposals for Second Cohort of Safer Childbirth Cities, Expanding Maternal Health Support Across US Cities
Merck is expanding its Safer Childbirth Cities initiative, a multi-year effort to improve U.S. maternal health outcomes. Safer Childbirth Cities is part of Merck for Mothers, the company’s $500 million global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life. With the latest call for proposals, Safer Childbirth Cities aims to add to current efforts in 10 cities...
Jun 15, 2020 3:20 PM ET
Merck Announces $3M Commitment to Address Critical Maternal Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic
Merck announced a commitment to strengthen health systems affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative to help end preventable maternal deaths, the company will provide $3 million to help health systems better meet the needs of pregnant women before, during and following delivery while tackling COVID-19.  “Our goal in...
Apr 9, 2020 12:25 PM ET
Creating Safer Childbirth Cities: Leaning Into Our Values of Diversity and Inclusion
To help reduce maternal deaths and narrow disparities in the U.S., Merck for Mothers – Merck’s $500 million global health initiative – launched Safer Childbirth Cities. Through Safer Childbirth Cities, Merck for Mothers is providing funding support for projects in 10 cities across the country. The...
Feb 11, 2020 12:05 PM ET
Merck for Mothers Launches New Report: Innovative Financing For Better Maternal Health Outcomes
The cost to end preventable maternal deaths by 2030 is an estimated $115.5 billion, according to the United Nations Population Fund. With just $11.9 billion in development assistance coming to 120 priority countries over the next 10 years, that leaves a $103.4 billion investment gap.  To help close this gap, Merck for Mothers is driving new thinking and new...
Jan 24, 2020 11:55 AM ET

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