CONTRIBUTES TO ACHIEVE AND
SUSTAIN MDG4 AND 5
• Presented by: Pradeep chalise
Safe motherhood is fundamentally a matter of
human rights; all women are good health and
high-quality health services.
Maternal and infant deaths can be prevented
through safe motherhood practices.
Millions of women worldwide are affected by
maternal mortality and morbidity from
Safe motherhood became a central
component for the achievement of women's
health and rights.
The highest maternal mortality rates are in
Africa, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 16
Every minute a woman dies during labor or
Nagaland Observes Safe
Effort to spread awareness
on saving mothers’ lives,
‘Safe Motherhood Day’
was launched globally in
To promote, increase public
awareness on the need to
make pregnancy and
childbirth safe for all
women and newborns,
especially in developing
Every minute in the world
380 Women become pregnant
190 Women face an unplanned or unwanted
110 Women experience a
pregnancy related complication
MOTHERHOOD IN DEVELOPED
• The UK government committed to double
its efforts for women and children’s health
Good balance between economic, social
and environmental sustainability is also a
challenge for Asia-Pacific countries.
Deliveries in high- mortality settings take
place at home with traditional birth
MDG5 (75% reduction in maternal mortality
ratio from 1990 by 2015) target seems to be
unattainable by 2015
The utilization of maternal and child health
care services among adolescent women is far
from satisfactory level in India.
The maternal mortality rate target of 134 per
100,000 live births by 2015 from 539 per
100,000 live births in 1991
MDG 5 has been achieved.
The maternal mortality ratio remains high at
between 350 and 500 per 100,000 live births and
neonatal mortality rate is 50 per 1000.
The trend of maternal and neonatal mortality looks
at slow progress even though numerous initiatives
Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, still
remain some challenges in
maternal and child health
such as postpartum hemorrhage and unsafe
and perinatal deaths due to congenital
abnormalities and prematurity
According to a 2013 survey by different UN
Organizations, the estimated maternal
mortality rate in Bangladesh at 170 per
100,000 live births.
Out of total 8 MDG goals, Bangladesh has
achieved remarkable success in 7 goals
Adequate resources, political will, and good
policies as well as sufficient management and
implementation capacity at the country level.
Opportunity to focus attention on and intensify
efforts to improve maternal and child health
and save mother and Childs's lives.