This issue of id21 insights looks at the provision of maternal health care, and health system constraints to making that care universal. Topics covered in brief articles include: Achieving universal coverage of maternal health care; 'Too much care' threatens maternal health; The impact of maternal health on poverty; The maternal health workforce crisis; Generating political priority to reduce maternal mortality; and Maternal health service infrastructure.
IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6 pp.
id21 health insights 11. Improving the health of mothers and babies.