Maternal Health and Economic Health

Did you know that the global impact of maternal ill health on economic productivity is estimated to be over 15 billion USD per year? The consequences of lack of access to prenatal care are destructive at all levels: for a woman and her unborn baby, for her family and the community, and for economic health of nations. Simple interventions save lives and have the potential to build a healthier economic future for millions of people living in poverty around the globe.

Read more about this important research in Sri Lanka here.

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