Trends in Maternal Mortality 1990 - 2013

A number of initiatives that commenced in recent years are geared towards achievement of the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 5: Improving maternal health), most notably the launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health in 2010 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General. Subsequently, the high-level Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health was established to “determine the most effective international institutional arrangements for global reporting, oversight and accountability on women’s and children’s health.” One of the ten ...


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1. Our Maternal Health Policy

2. Why Maternal Health

3. Maternal Mortality and Morbidity on the African continent

4. Perinatal Mortality on the African continent

5. Trends in mat mort 1990 - 2013

6. WHO KSK maternal mortality

7. WHO on perinatal mortality 2006

8. WHO standarsds for maternal and neonatal care

9. World health statistics 2014