Modest global achievements in maternal survival: more focus on sub-Saharan Africa is needed

  title={Modest global achievements in maternal survival: more focus on sub-Saharan Africa is needed},
  author={Christian Holm Hansen and Joanna Schellenberg},
  journal={The Lancet},
410 Vol 387 January 30, 2016 16 years ago, the target of a 75% reduction in the global maternal mortality ratio between 1990 and 2015 was specifi ed as an indicator for Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number 5 to improve maternal health. As well as marking the end of the MDG era, 2015 also saw a new set of development targets proposed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are to be achieved over the next 15 years. Coinciding with the transition from MDGs to SDGs… Expand
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