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Boldosser_Advocacy for Advancing MNH

Boldosser_Advocacy for Advancing MNH

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Amy Boldosser (FCI)
Amy Boldosser (FCI)

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Published by: Dhaka2012 on May 06, 2012
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Advocacy for Mothersand Babies: Maternal &Newborn Health as aGlobal Health Priority 
Presentation at the Asia Regional Meeting on Interventions for Impact in Essential Obstetric &Newborn Care Dhaka, Bangladesh 6 May 2012 
Amy Boldosser, Director, Global Advocacy
Progress, but not enough
Progress hasbeen made,but MDGs 4 &5 still far offtrack
Most progressin North Africaand Asia
Leastprogress insub-SaharanAfrica
 REGIONNeonatal mortality rateAverage annual change 1990-2010
Africa < 1%Eastern Mediterranean 1.5%Southeast Asia 2.2%Western Pacific 3.3%Americas 3.4%Europe 3.5%
Global average annual rate reduction
Maternal mortality ratio aARC = 2.3%1- 59 month mortality rate aARC = 2.5%Neonatal mortality rate aARC = 1.8%All 3 measures show increased progress since 2000
Source: Lawn J et al A decade of change for Newborn survival: multi country analysis. Health Policy and Planning, in pressData sources: Oestergaard et al 2011 PLoS, UNICEF 2011www.childinfo.org 

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