UN Chronicle Vol. XLIV No.4 2007
  • E-ISSN: 15643913


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.

Sustainable Development Goals:
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