With ambitious yet achievable targets and fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Strategy offers a roadmap to end all preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents, and ensure that they not only survive, but also thrive and transform the world.
The report reviews annual and four-year progress towards MDG 4 and 5, delivery of commitments made to the UN SG’s Global Strategy, COIA goals and the Commission on Life-Saving Commodities.
Stillbirths are largely excluded from international measures of mortality and morbidity. Zeshan Qureshi and colleagues argue that stillbirth should be higher on the global health agenda.
Lancet commentary on new WHO preterm birth recommendations
The Every Woman, Every Newborn supplement consists of nine paper in BioMed Central Pregnancy and Childbirth providing in depth analyses on the specific challenges to scaling up high-impact interventions and improving quality of care for mothers and newborns.
The technical consultation consisted of a 2-day conference with workshops followed by meetings of the ENAP metrics coordination team and task team leaders to decide on the next steps and summarize the outcomes.
We discuss the strategic priorities and essential interventions needed to prevent maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths and promote maternal and newborn health and wellbeing.
The articles in this collection examine the evidence and the thinking that form the basis of the new global strategy.
This report takes stock of our collective progress towards fulfilling those promises. Since 1990, the world has cut both the rate and number of under-five deaths by more than half. Since 2000, we have saved the lives of 48 million children under 5.