New U.N.-Supported Network Aims To Reduce Maternal, Child Mortality In 9 High-Risk Countries

VOA News: Developing Countries Tackle Mother, Infant Mortality
“…[Flavia] Bustreo heads a new program to reduce [maternal and child] deaths by half within the next five years, and to end preventable infant and maternal deaths by 2030 in nine high-risk countries — Bangladesh, India, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. This will be done through a new ‘Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.’ It will have support from UNICEF and WHO, where Bustreo is the assistant director general for family, women’s, and children’s health…” (Pearson, 2/16).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

KFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.