Investing in Health Workers to Save Maternal and Newborn Lives

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Mothers and babies need to be cared for by a safe pair of hands. Access to quality care provided by a trained, equipped and supported health worker is critical for ending preventable maternal and newborn deaths. The briefing note ‘Investing in health workers to save maternal and newborn lives’ articulates recommended solutions to the main challenges observed. UNICEF appeals urgently to governments to strengthen and safeguard commitments to provide every mother and every baby affordable, quality care, even in these challenging times.

Published on 25 June 2020

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