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Preventing Child and Maternal Deaths

Goal leaders

Dr. Atul Gawande

Assistant Administrator

Bureau for Global Health (USAID)

To achieve

Advance the global effort to prevent child and maternal deaths. By September 30, 2023, the U.S. will contribute to an average annual reduction of 2 deaths of children under-5 per 1000 live births in U.S. government (USG) priority countries through evidence-based maternal child health, malaria, health systems, nutrition, reproductive health / family planning, and WASH activities.