Alexandra Teisan

Alexandra Teisan

Posts by Alexandra Teisan

  • August 1, 2018

    In Rural India, An Innovative Partnership Is Saving Mothers and Babies

    Alexandra Teisan in Global Development | August 1, 2018

    In an effort to help save mothers and babies in India, Merck’s global initiative, a 10-year, $500 million initiative to help create a world where no woman dies giving life— joined forces with the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to help small Rajasthani health care facilities meet new nationally-accredited standards for maternal care. In order to reach this ambitious goal, Merck for Mothers and USAID turned to an innovative financing mechanism: a development impact bond.