Publications on Obstetric fistula

The Maternal Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) 2016 progress report captures results from the second phase (2014-2017) of the programme. It focuses on progress in three cross-cutting principles: equality in access, quality...

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The 2015 MHTF annual report demonstrates the importance of the Thematic Fund in contributing to the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, promoting health and well-being; and supporting the...

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The Annual Report 2014 of the Maternal Health Thematic Fund analyses the first year of operation of Phase II of the Maternal Health Thematic Fund. The Maternal Health Thematic Fund is UNFPA’s flagship programme for...

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Launched in 2008 to accelerate progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5 (MDG5), the Maternal Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) focuses on countries with high maternal mortality by providing tar- geted, additional...

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The annual report pays tribute to the importance of partnerships in making possible the important results of the MHTF. In addition, the report discussed the results of the midterm evaluation of the fund and how these...

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Globally, there were an estimated 289,000 maternal deaths in 2013, a decline of 45 per cent from 1990.

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Increasing women's access to quality midwifery has become a focus of global efforts to realize the right of every woman to the best possible health care during pregnancy and childbirth. A first step is assessing the...

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This report presents the global, regional and country estimates of maternal mortality in 2010, as well as trends from 1990 to 2010, which show sustained progress in saving mothers' lives.

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This report documents the Campaign’s tremendous growth – from 12 to now 47 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Arab States region – assessing achievements and lessons learned both in 2008 and over the course...

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UNFPA leads a coalition of organizations committed to the prevention and treatment of fistula, an isolating disability that results from unrelieved obstructed labour. This report, from the second meeting of the working...

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