IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH
Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio
- Since 1990, the maternal mortality ratio has been cut nearly in half, and most of the reduction occurred since 2000.
- More than 71 per cent of births were assisted by skilled health personnel globally in 2014, an increase from 59 per cent in 1990.
- Globally, there were an estimated 289,000 maternal deaths in 2013.
Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health
- After years of slow progress, only half of pregnant women receive the recommended amount of antenatal care.
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