Strategic Plan

Make Every Birth Count

UN Goals Define our Focus

GAPPS is accelerating achievements towards the Global Action Agenda and United Nations Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5. We work to strengthen collaborations in maternal, newborn and child health, and develop a unified, global focus on preterm birth and stillbirth. Seattle Children's — an internationally recognized leader in pediatric health and research — launched GAPPS to achieve these primary goals:

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GAPPS Projects

Learn how GAPPS research and advocacy efforts are working to prevent preterm birth and stillbirth.

Ways to Help

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