TITLE

The struggle to reduce maternal mortality

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the continuing efforts to reduce maternal mortality since the global health community signed on to the Safe Motherhood Initiative in 1987 and vowed to halve the number of women who die in childbirth by the year 2000. The recent progress is partially attributed to revitalization of political will. The world have committed in the year 2000 to 8 Millennium Development Goals, including to reduce by three-quarters the maternal mortality ratio between 1990 and 2015.
ACCESSION #
25809235

 

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