Deadline: 2020-06-18 Award: $10,000 Open to: Everyone*
Every 11 seconds, a woman or newborn dies of complications related to pregnancy or childbirth, mostly from preventable or treatable causes. While the majority of these deaths occur in low-income countries, marginalized communities everywhere are disproportionately affected: in the United States, for example, a black woman is 3.3 times more likely to die from a complication in pregnancy or childbirth than a white woman.
The MIT Solve community is looking for technology-based solutions that promote the health and well-being of women, new mothers, and newborns everywhere.
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