06/06/2012 08:56 pm ET

Hillary Clinton Launches Ambitious Maternal Health Project

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the "Saving Mothers, Giving Life" project [last week] -- an ambitious, dynamic effort by the U.S. government to increase efficiency, spur innovation, and ensure impact in a fundamental area of global health.

Maternal mortality is the ultimate health indicator, reflecting both a health system's strength and how accessible it is to women and girls. If successful, "Saving Mothers" will be an important dimension of Clinton's legacy as Secretary, lifting the lives of women, families, and communities around the world.


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