9 Countries Commit To Halving Preventable Maternal, Newborn Deaths In Health Facilities Over Next 5 Years

WHO: Nine countries commit to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities
“Today, nine countries — Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda — committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities within the next five years. Through a new Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, supported by WHO, UNICEF, and other partners, the countries will work to improve the quality of care mothers and babies receive in their health facilities…” (2/14).