A manifesto for maternal health post-2015

February 25, 2013 • Family Planning, Reproductive Health, Daily Email Recap

A manifesto for maternal health post-2015

See: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2813%2960259-7/fulltext?elsca1=ETOC-LANCET&elsca2=email&elsca3=E24A35F

On Jan 15—17, 2013, over 800 experts in maternal health came together in Arusha, Tanzania, to present the latest evidence on improving the quality of care for women during pregnancy and childbirth. The past 25 years of the safe motherhood movement have seen extraordinary successes—notably a 33% reduction in maternal mortality from 409 053 in 1990 to 273 465 in 2011. These achievements have motivated and mobilised a welcome new generation of political and financial commitments to maternal health. …

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