id21 health insights 11. Improving the health of mothers and babies.
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.