India’s Story of Reducing Maternal Mortality - Achievement so far and Commitments Ahead

  • Amrita Kansal World Health Organization, India
  • S D Kandpal Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow

Abstract

In the year 2000, the United Nations (UN) Member States pledged to work towards a series of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including the target of a three-quarters reduction in the 1990 Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR; maternal deaths per 100 000 live births), to be achieved by 2015. This target (MDG 5A) and that of achieving universal access to reproductive health (MDG 5B) together formed the two targets for MDG 5: Improve maternal health (1).

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Published
2018-06-30
How to Cite
1.
Kansal A, Kandpal S. India’s Story of Reducing Maternal Mortality - Achievement so far and Commitments Ahead. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 30Jun.2018 [cited 20Sep.2018];30(2):107 -110. Available from: http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/864
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Editorial