African Governments Must Better Fund Domestic Efforts To Improve Maternal, Child Health
The Guardian: Empty promises mean African mothers are dying of preventable diseases
Joachim Osur, head of reproductive and child health at Amref Health Africa
“…Africa has taken great strides in developing a favorable policy environment for reproductive and maternal health. But this positive environment has not translated into better health for African women, because it has not been supported by the funding required for implementation. … The lack of domestic resources devoted to health care is undermining the positive policy environment for maternal and reproductive health…” (5/28).
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