UNFPA United Nations Population Fund [to 27 September 2014]
26 September 2014 – Dispatch
Leaders pledge to help end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths within a generation
UNITED NATIONS, New York – By improving access to essential sexual and reproductive health services – including voluntary family planning and safe delivery care – preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths could be eliminated within a generation. This was the central message of a high-level event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters yesterday, where donors pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in support of the Every Woman Every Child movement.