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New Campaign from BRAC USA to Save Mothers' Lives in High-Risk Countries
Date:5/9/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013

For the occasion of Mother's Day this year, BRAC USA has launched "No Mother Stands Alone," a campaign to reduce maternal mortality through grassroots mobilization and entrepreneurship in countries most in need of better maternal health.

The campaign invites all those who believe in the power of local leadership to save mothers' and newborn children's lives to visit NoMotherStandsAlone.org and show their support in three ways:

1. Watch and share a video about a pregnant garment worker in Bangladesh and how BRAC's proven maternal health program empowers her to have a safer and healthier pregnancy and childbirth
2. Record a greeting to their own mother and send a powerful message to mothers around the world, using their Facebook account and a webcam, powered by Sticker.FM
3. Donate to BRAC's maternal health programs in countries like Sierra Leone--and have those donations matched dollar-for-dollar by generous donors including Debra L. Wetherby.

No Mother Stands Alone supports BRAC's adapting its proven maternal health model from Bangladesh to select countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, which according to the CIA factbook include 19 of the 20 highest nationwide maternal mortality rates in the world. The region contains all of the top 20 if you include South Sudan, whose statistics are not yet entered into the listing.

"Done right, maternal healthcare puts the expectant mother where she should be – not as a patient in a passive ro
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