Publications on Maternal health

This implementation manual responds to the need for accelerating progress in access and quality of EmONC services. It proposes a reorganization of the national health system to optimize the allocation of resources to a...

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Substantial progress has been made in newborn health and survival and in preventing stillbirths over the past decade, including in countries with the highest burdens of newborn mortality. Ninety-three countries are...

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The SDG agenda and the Global Strategy for Women, Children and Adolescents Health call upon UN Member States and their partners to deliver on ambitious outcomes by 2030.

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Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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Costing the Three Transformative Results focuses on new research to estimate the costs associated the global effort led by UNFPA to: (a) end preventable maternal deaths, (b) end the unmet need for family planning, and...

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNFPA and the 25th of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, this book showcases the "change makers" who have made substantial contributions to sexual...

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This report presents internationally comparable global, regional and country-level estimates and trends for maternal mortality between 2000 and 2017.

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This report highlights key results achieved in 2018 in the four intervention areas of the Maternal and Newborn Health Thematic Fund: midwifery, emergency obstetric and newborn care, maternal and perinatal death...

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UNFPA’s thematic fund, UNFPA Supplies, is the only United Nations programme dedicated to family planning, and it is the world’s largest provider of donated contraceptives. The programme provides technical assistance to...

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In 2018, we at UNFPA set in motion a strategic effort, based on quality data, to achieve three zeros by 2030: zero unmet need for contraception; zero preventable maternal deaths; and zero gender-based violence and...

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