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Maternal mortality: Levels and trends 2000 to 2017

In anticipation of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners released a consensus statement and full strategy paper on ending preventable maternal mortality (EPMM). The EPMM target for reducing the global maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 2030 was adopted as Sustainable Development Goal target 3.1: to reduce global MMR to less than 70 per 100 000 live births by 2030. To enable monitoring of the achievement of the goals, this report presents internationally comparable global, regional and country-level estimates and trends for maternal mortality between 2000 and 2017.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Maternal and child health
  • SDG3 Good Health and Well-Being
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Asia
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Author (corporate) World Health Organization
Co-author (coorporate) UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, United Nations Population Division
ISBN number 978-92-4-151648-8
Publisher World Health Organization
Publication date 2019
Keywords maternal health
Date uploaded November 18, 2019, 16:41 (UTC)
Date modified November 22, 2019, 09:35 (UTC)