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Above: A mother holds her newborn in Kolibera Health Centre near Ranchi, India. (Courtesy of Kate Holt/MCHIP)

MCSP Director co-authors blog: “Where are Mothers and Newborns in the Post-2015 Era?”

Posted February 5, 2016

A new blog from Dr. Koki Agarwal, Dr. Ana Langer, and Joy Riggs-Perla — leadership of the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference co-convening partners — clarifies the goals for mothers and newborns under the newly begun Sustainable Development Goals.

Highlighting 10 critical actions for these vulnerable groups, the authors discuss a renewed emphasis on equity and integration, and a new policy framework that “represents a historic opportunity to build on progress, while addressing the limitations of the Millennium Development Goals.”

To read the full piece, visit the PLOS Collections Blog.

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