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RHO archives : Topics : Safe Motherhood

Safe Motherhood

"Preventable death and disability among mothers and expectant mothers is an all-encompassing tragedy: for families, for communities, for societies, and most of all, for children."—Carol Bellamy, Executive Director, UNICEF, World Health Day, 1998.

Browse summaries of key information related to safe motherhood.

The focus is on lessons learned from a decade of global experience in efforts to make motherhood safe.