In 2017, Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia accounted for approximately 86% of maternal deaths. Globally, maternal mortality rates are most pronounced in conflict-affected regions in Africa and Asia.
Valid applications will be scored by five fellow applicants, then a subset of top-scoring submissions will be scored by five Evaluation Panel expert reviewers. Scores are normalized to ensure fairness.
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