Maternity Waiting Homes (MWH) are places where expectant mothers can be housed close to a health center, instead of traveling long distances when delivery is imminent. The objective of the 12-month $417,666 grant is to study the efficacy, and strategies for sustainability, of MWH to reduce the rate maternal and infant mortality in Liberia.
July 17, 2017
Moyer Co-Investigator on Gates Foundation Grant
In June of 2017 Cheryl Moyer, PhD, MPH along with Principal Investigator, Jody R. Lori, PhD RN were recipients of a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation award to gauge the impact of Maternity Waiting Homes in Liberia on maternal and newborn health.