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Read the latest on what's happening with our efforts to save mothers worldwide.

Celebrate Mother's Day with WWHI

Monday, April 21, 2014


Instead of the usual flowers and candy this Mother's Day, give a gift that truly honors not only the special women in your life, but mothers and women across the globe. WWHI makes it easy for consumers to give their moms a more meaningful gift this year.

Phase 2 of CB-MAP launches

Monday, March 03, 2014


WWHI launched its Community-Based Malaria & Anemia program (CB-MAP) in the Saraya health district of Senegal. The program aims to accelerate the reduction of anemia among pregnant and postpartum women, one of the identified contributors to the high rate of mortality among women and children in Senegal (five women and 41 newborns die each day).

New Board Member Joins WWHI

Thursday, October 17, 2013


WWHI is happy to welcome Kristy Chambers to its Board of Directors.

WWHI Welcomes New Board Members

Sunday, September 01, 2013


WWHI Welcomes a New Board Member

Monday, February 18, 2013


Lifting the burden in Senegal

Thursday, January 17, 2013


WWHI launches a community-based malaria and anemia program in the Saraya health district of Senegal.

Ripple Effect

Friday, October 05, 2012


WWHI was honored to join partners from across the globe for an exhibit and reception following the United Nations General Assembly featuring 11 other organizations involved in maternal healthcare.

Share Your Mother's Influence

Thursday, February 23, 2012


How has your mother influenced you? We’d love to hear your story. It can be a simple memory like the time she taught you a new recipe or it can be more profound like the way she inspired you to achieve your dreams.

Ending Malaria's Grip on Senegal

Wednesday, December 07, 2011


In July 2012, WWHI will partner with Senegal's Ministry of Health to initiate a new program focused on reducing maternal malaria and anemia in Senegal, West Africa.

Thank You to All Our AGA Voters

Wednesday, October 05, 2011


Thank you to all of those who voted for us in the American Giving Awards competition. We are grateful for the support and honored to be considered among so many worthy organizations.

Voting for $1 Million Prize Begins Today

Wednesday, September 28, 2011


Vote for us today starting at noon ET to win $1 million from Chase Community Giving. We are one of 25 charities eligible to win. Click 'read more' for voting instructions and details.

WWHI Selected to Compete for $1 Million!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


Help us win $1 million by voting for us in the Chase American Giving Awards on Facebook! Look for voting instructions to be posted tomorrow morning.

Join Us for the Holidays

Thursday, September 15, 2011


WWHI is excited to announce company gift opportunities for the upcoming holiday season. Honor your clients by giving a meaningful contribution for women and children in need.

Chase Community Giving Recognizes WWHI

Friday, September 02, 2011


Chase Community Giving recognizes WWHI for its vital work in building sustainable health programs for women and communities in Senegal.

My Reason to Ride

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Women's World Health Initiative is excited to announce our new partnership with My Reason to Ride. You can begin supporting Women's World Health Initiative with this Saturday's Mt. Nebo Century Ride!

August Zumbathon Canceled

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


Unfortunately, the Zumbathon scheduled for Saturday, August 13 is canceled. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thanks for your understanding and stay tuned for future WWHI happenings.

Zumbathon® Instructor Line-up Announced

Tuesday, August 02, 2011


Join Jocie De Corte, Twig Larkin, Douglas Gomez, Karine Gano, Ellynore Banks, Jamee Kavern, Lisa & Chris Phinney, Hettie Jo Hansen, Heather Tenney Jones, Angie Gomez Miller, Aileen Vasquez, Dale Parker, Evangeleena, Marquita Ahn Dowler, Tiffini Burke Atkinson, Pam Hlang, Mayra, Mi Ne, Laura Osorio, Kara Gaultney & more!

Zumba® for WWHI!

Thursday, July 21, 2011


Local Zumba® instructors will take turns teaching fun moves and routines from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday, August 13 at Washington Square (451 S. State St.) in Salt Lake City. Mark your calendar! Registration now available online.

WWHI Launches 2011 Mother's Day Campaign

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


WWHI has partnered with several businesses to offer an assortment of lovely and unique Mother's Day Gifts. Proceeds benefit programs focused on saving and improving the lives of mothers in vulnerable communities.

WWHI One Grand Night

Friday, April 01, 2011


Women's World Health Initiative held its inaugural One Grand Night Event on Friday, April 8th in Salt Lake City.

Partnerships Grow in Senegal

Friday, March 18, 2011


Executive Director Dana Allison and four dedicated staff members travelled to the Saraya District of Senegal, West Africa, where they brought hope to the community by furthering program development and securing local partnerships.

Good Works Institute, Inc. Gives WWHI Substantial Grant

Thursday, January 06, 2011


Good Works Institute, Inc. granted Women's World Health Initiative a generous $10,000 for the purpose of obtaining consultants to help with the implementation and evaluation of WWHI's Senegal Program.

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