The new Lancet Maternal Health Series synthesises the last decade of evidence on maternal health worldwide and champions vital action on the path to 2030.
Good maternal health is a human right, as well as a pre-condition and a determinant of newborn, child, and adolescent health, and of sustainable development more generally.
A shifting burden
Too much, too soon
Too little, too late
What lies ahead
Opportunities for progress
Every woman, every newborn, everywhere has the right to good quality care.