Check Out These Events and Funding Opportunities in Maternal Health!

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Interested in learning more about maternal health policy? Looking for scholarships to participate in the Women Deliver conference? Are you a young researcher interested in preeclampsia or HELPP syndrome? If so, check out the following opportunities!

Making the Case for Mothers: Improving Lives Through Policy

  • On May 7th, the Health Policy Project will host a panel of experts from USAID, the Population Reference Bureau, the Futures Group, The World Bank and the White Ribbon Alliance at the Futures Group in Washington, DC to discuss how to build social and political support for maternal health policy interventions that are grounded in human rights. This is a critical area to address in order to bridge the gap between the targets for MDG 5 and the progress made so far. To learn more, check out the flyer and make sure to register to attend in person or online.

Apply for a scholarship to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference

  • Are you a stand-out advocate for women’s health? Want to connect with policymakers, donors, activists and journalists from all levels to promote women’s health in the Sustainable Development Goals? Apply for a scholarship for The Women Deliver Conference taking place May 16-19, 2016. The deadline to apply is May 15th, 2015. For more details, check out this flyer.

Apply for the Preeclampsia Foundation 2015 Vision Grant award program

  • If you’re a young researcher, the Preeclampsia Foundation is offering two grants up to $20,000 each to fund medical research on the pathophysiology, diagnosis or treatment of preeclampsia, HELPP syndrome and other hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. The application deadline is June 17, 2015 and awards will be announced in September 2015. Interested in learning more? See more at the Vision Grant Award webpage.