Committee
United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)
Country
Nicaragua

Author

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Committee:      United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Topic         :      Emphasis on maternal health with respect to MDG (Millennium Development goals)

Country     :      The Republic of Nicaragua

Delegate   :       S.Shriram Prithvi, Sri National School.

Maternal health is an important phase in the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. In recognition of  health as a human right, United Nations (UN) member countries vowed to reduce, by three-quarters, the 1990 maternal mortality ratio by 2015. To achieve this, countries implemented evidence-based maternal health interventions, with global impetus to focus on increasing the number of facility births, antenatal care and trained skilled birth attendants at birth.

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