2014 Acting on the Call Event

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Acting on the Call. Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Governments of Ethiopia and India, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, came together for a high-level forum called Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths to celebrate progress, assess the challenges that remain and identify the steps needed to sustain momentum in the future.

#MomAndBaby Photo Contest

Photo of a mother and her baby

USAID held a public photo contest for photos taken around the world that told the story of what is working to end preventable child and maternal deaths. Photos answered the question “Why are mom and baby doing fine?” Take a look at our winners!

Acting on the Call Forum Photos

Photo of Rajiv Shah at the Acting on the Call Forum.

View photos from the forum on Flickr.

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