Treatment invests $1.8 billion to reduce maternal mortality by 2015 Today the humanitarian organization CARE announced that it will invest $1.8 billion to expand its maternal, newborn and child health programs to a lot more than 30 countries in five years. This expense will deepen CARE’s commitment to the US Millennium Development Goals targeted at reducing kid and maternal mortality by 2015 and will support the United Nations Secretary General’s Global Technique on Women’s and Children’s Health, which is unveiled at next week’s MDG Summit.Ralph M. Garruto, professor of biomedical anthropology at Binghamton University, Condition University of New York, is certainly heading up a study to monitor medical implications of a group of people who are recognized to possess consumed venison contaminated with CWD. Recently discovered in both crazy and captive deer herds in NY, CWD is comparable to mad cow disease in that it concentrates in the spinal cord and brain, and is the effect of a virtually indestructible mutated protein called a prion. ‘We don’t know if CWD could be transmitted to human beings,’ said Garruto. ‘So this group, some of whom we understand for sure ate infected meat, gives us a unique opportunity.