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The Mother and Child Project

Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope

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Melinda Gates, Kay Warren, Christine Caine, and other inspirational leaders, cultural icons, and experts tackle the topic of maternal and child health in developing countries. Through personal narrative and research, this book educates and inspires readers to partner with Hope Through Healing Hands to empower mothers and children worldwide.

Dozens of influential leaders have heard the pleas of mothers and children in developing countries. Raising their voices to inspire a movement to increase healthy pregnancies and lower death rates, Melinda Gates, Kay Warren, Bill Frist, Kimberly Williams Paisley, Michael W. Smith and more speak out about why people of faith must get involved in The Mother and Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope. Almost 287,000 women die each year because of pregnancy and birth complications. Many orphans are left behind in the wake of this tragedy, and without a mother, many of those children die as well. If only enough people knew.  We have the resources to prevent this crisis, but we must take action.

Fortunately, Hope Through Healing Hands, a nonprofit organization promoting awareness for healthy mothers and children worldwide, is already spreading the word. Not only can we save lives, reduce abortions, and decrease death rates, but also we can help build healthier, thriving families and bring stability and sustainability to families, communities and nations.

The question is, will you join them?

Contributor(s) Melinda Gates
About the Contributor(s) Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with Bill Gates, she shapes and approves the foundation’s strategies, reviews results, and sets the overall direction of the organization. In July of 2012, Gates made headlines by spearheading the London Summit on Family Planning, with the goal of delivering contraceptives to an additional 120 million women in developing countries by 2020. While involved in all of the organization’s endeavors, Gates believes that empowering women in developing countries to decide whether and when to have a child is a critical driver of her work at the foundation, since this decision can be the source of transformational improvements in the health and prosperity of whole societies.

UPC 025986341619
ISBN-10 0310341612
ISBN-13 9780310341611
Publish Date Mar 31, 2015
Weight (lbs) 0.6500
Height 9.00
Width 6.00
Length 240
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $15.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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