These R.I. companies aim to do good as part of ‘social enterprise’ movement / Video

In many countries, childbirth poses the greatest risk of death for women of child-bearing age –– a stark fact that inspires Providence resident Meg Wirth as she builds up her company, Maternova.

With 20 years of experience in public health, Wirth is researching which tools and medical steps can save women’s lives. Then, she’s working to share the information and tools with midwives and doctors around the world to change the outcome of medically difficult births.

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