Immpact, a global research initiative, offers new evidence to move us
closer to achieving MDG 5. Immpact's goal is to improve maternal health
and survival in developing countries by providing rigorous evidence of
the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of safe motherhood strategies
and their implications for equity and sustainability. The key messages
presented here are the culmination of more than four years of Immpact
research in Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Indonesia. Immpact provides:
- New and enhanced tools and methods for measuring maternal death and
other safe motherhood indicators;
- Pioneering information to help design and implement safe motherhood
- Strengthened capacity in developing countries for evaluation and
Delivering Safer Motherhood: Sharing the Evidence, Immpact, University of Aberdeen, UK, 8 pp.
Delivering Safer Motherhood: Sharing the Evidence.