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Keep the promise for mothers and children You do not have access to this content

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Author(s):
Francisco Songane
31 Dec 2007
Pages:
2
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No.:
15,
Volume:
44,
Issue:
4
Pages:
35–36
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/fb671b69-en

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Despite the concerted efforts of many players, global progress in child survival has slowed compared to the advances of previous decades. Maternal mortality— deaths of women in pregnancy and childbirth—remains at almost the same level as 20 years ago. Halfway to 2015, the target set in 2000 by world leaders to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 on child and maternal health are furthest off track.
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