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Millenium Development Goals

Goal 5 : Improve maternal health

Target 6 :
Reduce by three-quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio

    More than half a million women die each year in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications
    The maternal mortality rate is 100 times higher in sub-Saharan Africa than in OECD countries
    Each year,15 million women suffer from infections and other pregnancy-related complications

Goal 1
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
Goal 6
Goal 7
Goal 8
Nearly half the population of sub-Saharan Africa has no access to clean water.
United Nations Development Programme
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