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MNCH Issues Highlighted During Week Of U.N. General Assembly

Maternal Health Task Force: UNGA week shows maternal and newborn health are central to development challenge
Amy Boldosser-Boesch, interim president of global advocacy at Family Care International, discusses the prominence of maternal, newborn, and child health issues during the week of the U.N. General Assembly meeting in September. She writes, “As the world works together to shape the post-2015 development goals, these experiences during UNGA show that the new agenda must prioritize continuing to address maternal, newborn, and child mortality which is linked to many of the world’s pressing development challenges, including poverty…” (10/22).