The Atlanta Business Chronicle
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $8.1 million to Emory University’s School of Nursing for a project that aims to improve maternal and newborn survival rates throughout rural Ethiopia.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle refers to the project as an “infant study” in the headline–leaving out the maternal component of the project.
The Emory Wheel also covered this story and reported that Emory will work with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, the Regional Health Bureaus, John Snow Research and Training, Inc, the University Research Corporation and two regional Ethiopian universities to carry out the two and a half year project.
“According to principal investigator Lynn Sibley, associate professor in the Nursing School and Rollins School of Public Health, newborn and maternal mortality rates are high in Ethiopia, so those collaborating on the project will work to improve the training for frontline health care workers to ensure better newborn and maternal services at the time of birth.”