Preliminary Figures Suggest Annual Spending Needs To Rise 6-Fold To End Preventable Maternal Deaths By 2030
United Nations Population Fund: Want to end preventable maternal deaths? Spend (at least) six times more by 2030
“How much would it cost to achieve a world where no woman dies from pregnancy-related causes, lacks access to modern family planning, or is subject to harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) or child marriage — all in about 10 years? New preliminary figures compiled by researchers from UNFPA and Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with Victoria University and Avenir Health, reveal that to end preventable maternal deaths in 76 high-burden countries by 2030, annual spending would need to rise six-fold, to $7.8 billion from $1.4 billion in 2018…” (7/29).
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