Progress on Health-Related MDGs

The Millennium Development Goals were set with the target deadline of 2015. We probably don't have to tell you -- we are not even close. In fact, MDG 5 (reduce maternal mortality) is the most off-track of all the MDGs, as stated by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

World Health Assembly Addresses Maternal Health

Geneva – The 62nd World Health Assembly opened today, as officials from 193 member countries began their annual review of the activities of the WHO and new priorities for the future.

New Report on Maternal Morbidity

Maternal morbidity is an issue that sometimes gets left off the table when it comes to discussing and advocating for maternal health.

Mother’s Day Around the World

Sunday, May 10, 2009, is International Mother’s Day. While it is a time to honor our own mothers, this day should also remind us of the 500,000 women who die every year from complications due to pregnancy and childbirth, and spur us to take action.


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