Building Connections to Save Lives

Solving the puzzles of prematurity and stillbirth depends on a web of diverse relationships. Working together, we accelerate understanding that will lead us to innovative and effective solutions. GAPPS collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders including families, foundations, corporations, hospitals and universities, governments and NGOs, as well as other research organizations.

As a member of Washington Global Health Alliance, we’re solidifying partnerships around the world that bring us closer to closing the knowledge and solution gaps to improve birth outcomes.  Following is a list of GAPPS’ key local and global connections:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Global Health Organizations/NGOs
Family Care International
First Candle
International Stillbirth Alliance
March of Dimes
Save the Children
U.S. Coalition for Child Survival
World Health Organization

Hospitals in the Repository Network
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima, Washington, U.S.A.

Universities/Research Organizations
The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
American University, School of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Assiut University, Assiut City, Arab Republic of Egypt
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Carso Health Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, Pakistan
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
King George Medical College, Lucknow, India
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
University of Cambridge, School of Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
University of Ghana Medical School, Greater Accra, Ghana
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A.
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
University of Southampton, School of Medicine, Hampshire, United Kingdom
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
University of Washington, School of Social Work, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

U.S. Government Agencies
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institutes of Health


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