“Pregnant women and newborns continue to die at unacceptably high rates worldwide,” said Anshu Banerjee, the WHO’s director of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and aging, in a news release. “If we wish to see different results, we must do things differently. More and smarter investments in primary healthcare are needed now so that every woman and baby — no matter where they live — has the best chance of health and survival.”

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