News Extra [these Stories Appear Only On The Web]

International report reassesses ways to cut maternal mortality

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7221.1324f (Published 20 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1324
  1. James Ciment
  1. New York

    A study issued recently by the World Health Organisation, the United Nations Population Fund, Unicef (the United Nations Children's Fund), and the World Bank questions a number of long held beliefs about maternal mortality.

    Assessing 10 years of work in the field, the report (Reduction of Maternal Mortality) insists that “vertical, stand-alone” measures cannot alone effectively reduce the near 600 000 annual deaths caused by …

    View Full Text

    Sign in

    Log in through your institution

    Free trial

    Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
    Sign up for a free trial

    Subscribe