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3.1.2 Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel

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Percentage of births attended by skilled personnel for the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.

Data Source(s)

Global Health Observatory Data Repository. Retrieved from “http://apps.who.int/gho/data/view.main.v100140

 
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3.1.2 Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel in the Sustainable Development Goals

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3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality. Major progress has been made on increasing access to clean water and sanitation, reducing malaria, tuberculosis, polio and the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.

Related 3.1.2 Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel Targets

3.1

By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births