Trends in Maternal Mortality: 2000 to 2017

More children and women survive childbirth today than ever before. Despite this great progress, a pregnant woman or newborn still dies every 11 seconds. Most maternal deaths are preventable as healthcare solutions to manage complications are well-known, and access to skilled care can make a substantial difference for both women and children.  

This report presents trends in maternal mortality from 2000 to 2017, including global, regional, and country-level estimates.  

Published 2020-02-05

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Publication year
2019
Format
pdf, 119 p.
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© World Health Organization 2019
Creative Commons License
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