Saving babies one snip at a time
PhD student receives Gates Foundation grant to create umbilical cord cutting device
By Allyson Fox
One-and-a-half million neonatal deaths worldwide due to infection, with many beginning as umbilical cord infections; 277,376 neonatal deaths alone attributed to tetanus in one year; and $100,000 granted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration for UF student Margo Klar, M.P.H., to find one simple solution to a big problem.
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