Goal #5 Improve Maternal Health

Improve the health of mothers before and just after their babies are born and reduce the number of maternal deaths by three-quarters.


A women dies from complications in childbirth every minute- about 529,000 each year-vast majority of them developing countries.


50% or less of women of deliveries were attended by a skilled attendant in low-income countries

12% of women 15-49 married or in union wanting to avoid a pregnancy did not have access to or are not using an effective method of contraception

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