Saving Mothers’ Lives

The Challenge Continues

No. of pages: 8

Publication date: 2004

Author: UNFPA

More than half a million women die each year as a result of pregnancy-related complications. This brochure describes UNFPA's three-part strategy to prevent this tragic loss and some of the progress that is occurring in countries around the world. Improving maternal health is one of the eight internationally agreed on Millennium Development Goals and a top priority for UNFPA.