In the February 2012 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, maternal health is prominently featured with seven (half!) of the articles directly or very closely touching on maternal health. Just a few years ago, this focus on maternal health in such a prominent journal would have nearly unthinkable. However, given the attention to maternal health to and hard work of our colleagues, partners and allies throughout the world, voices of mothers and their advocates are now heard loudly on the global scene.
The seven articles feature maternal health issues including: