New Internationalist

Action on Maternal Mortality

Issue 420

Among the organizations currently campaigning on maternal mortality are:

Countdown 2015 Europe campaigns for universal access to reproductive health.
 www.countdown2015europe.org

Ethiopiaid directly supports the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.
www.ethiopiaid.org.uk

Health Information For All By 2015 campaigns for everyone in the world to have access to an informed healthcare provider.
 www.hifa2015.org

Interact Worldwide works to reduce poverty by championing universal access to reproductive health.
 www.interactworldwide.org

International Confederation of Midwives works with midwives in over 70 countries to secure women’s right and access to midwifery care before, during and after childbirth.
 www.internationalmidwives.org

Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health is an alliance to ‘Invest, Deliver, Advance’ maternal, newborn and child health.
 www.pmnch.org

RAISE Initiative campaigns for access to reproductive healthcare in emergencies.
 www.raiseinitiative.org

UNFPA supports safe motherhood initiatives in 89 countries, including the  ‘Campaign to End Fistula’.
 www.unfpa.org

UNICEF campaigns to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and aims to safeguard the rights of mothers and children.
www.unicef.org

White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood is an international coalition in 111 countries and has recently launched the ‘Promise to Mothers Lost’ campaign. www.whiteribbonalliance.org

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