New funding will see the AMPLI-PPHI project expand efforts to Nigeria and Zambia

Woman and baby

The Unitaid-funded, Jhpiego-led AMPLI-PPHI (Accelerating Measurable Progress and Leveraging Investments for Postpartum Hemorrhage Impact) project is working in partnership with FIGO, PATH and country governments in low-resourced countries to ensure that the right medications for postpartum hemorrhage are available when, where and how they are needed, to reduce maternal death.

With tens of thousands of medicine doses already delivered and more than 1,500 healthcare workers trained in the safe administration or delivery of the three medicines, the program is on track to reach an estimated 100,000 pregnant women across Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, India and Kenya each year. 

Now, with an additional EUR5.5 million in funding, the program is expanding efforts to generate evidence and learning as well as create an enabling environment in Nigeria and Zambia as part of Safe Birth Africa, a new joint Unitaid-UNFPA venture backed by the European Union

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