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U.S. investments in maternal and child health help save millions of lives around the world — and help America. On this page: a Texas mom shares her story, a heralded CEO says U.S. economic growth depends on developing countries, and religious leaders call for a purpose-driven movement to save lives.
"The irony is that what saved Kate is a simple technique that works well in poor countries where access to technology — like reliable incubators — is difficult to maintain."
-- Jane McCasland
"Today, 10 of the 15 largest importers of American goods and services are countries that graduated from U.S. foreign aid programs. Let’s make no mistake, investing in women and children abroad is an investment in our own economic future."
-- Anne M. Mulcahy
"Proven, cost-effective solutions exist that can save most of these lives for just a few dollars a day. People of faith need to go global to take on this fight."