Africa: How Better Information Will Reduce Maternal and Child Deaths – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] At least two-thirds of all annual maternal and child deaths worldwide occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite recent improvements, significant inequities persist across countries and regions and within countries. An initiative by the African Population and Health Research Centre, Countdown to 2030, seeks to accelerate coverage and access to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescents' health and nutrition services by providing evidence that informs decision making for policy, programming and finan