reproductive health

World must recommit to slash maternal mortality as goal lags far behind – UN

The target of slashing maternal mortality and ensuring universal access to reproductive health is the furthest from success of all the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) the world set itself in 2000, a senior United Nations official has warned, calling for renewed political will, funding and international solidarity.

UN forum on reproductive health in protracted crises kicks off in Spain

Health officials, many from countries either in or recovering from long-running crises, are meeting at a United Nations forum in Granada, Spain, to find ways to meet the neglected sexual and reproductive health needs of people during and immediately after crisis situations.