Priority Countries for Maternal Health Research

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We have a new post up on our Medscape blog, Global Mama, by Dr. Ana Langer that discusses the three priority countries for the MHTF: Ethiopia, India, and Nigeria:

The three countries were chosen for a variety of reasons: potential for strong on-the-ground partnerships, consistent and persuasive political will, clear and compelling data, and most of all…the need. These three countries combined represented over one-third of the total global maternal deaths in 2011 according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). If real progress is to be made in eradicating preventable maternal mortality and morbidity, we must scale up efforts in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria as the briefs below indicate.


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