The Guttmacher Institute
Guttmacher commits to continuing to employ evidence-based advocacy at the U.S., global and country levels to increase access to the broad sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning, and to protect reproductive rights.
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union)
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), together with WHO, UNICEF and other important partners, launched a 'Roadmap for Childhood Tuberculosis- Towards zero deaths' on October 1, 2013, which outlines ten steps to improve child morbidity and mortality and, ultimately, eradicate childhood tuberculosis.
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is committed to strengthening evidence on the extent and causes of preterm births globally and to developing culturally and economically appropriate interventions to reduce the burden of premature birth around the world.
The University of Texas Medical Branch
UTMB and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, is one of the premier educational institutions in the United States serving a high-risk pregnancy population. The institution is committed to research and educational programs that for decades have been in the forefront of prematurity-prevention initiatives.
University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen commits in the period up to 2015 over US $500,000 of institutional resources to sustain its Immpact (Initiative for maternal mortality programme assessment) unit dedicated to improving maternal and newborn health.
University of Malawi College of Medicine
The College of Medicine in the paediatric department is committed to improving the care of newborns in Malawi. Specific efforts are being made to help premature babies with respiratory distress by introducing appropriate technologies, and enhancing the Kangaroo Mother Care through teaching and outreach.