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New targets for maternal survival

This video describes the progress made in the MDG era and the the new targets for maternal survival.

In the video, Clara Calvert discusses the progress made over the MDG period and how we have seen dramatic reductions in maternal mortality (MDG 5A). However, MDG 5B, universal access to reproductive health for all women, has been less successful in reaching its targets.

Beyond the MDG era, two new sets of goals for maternal health have come into effect: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM). This step identifies the new targets that have been set for maternal health from 2016 onwards.

The SDG framework and goals will be the focus of the sixth and final week of the course.

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Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

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