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Building resilient societies after COVID-19: the case for investing in maternal, neonatal, and child health

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Building resilient societies after COVID-19: the case for investing in maternal, neonatal, and child health

The life-course implications of MNCH

In the short term, MNCH is measured by maternal and neonatal mortality and other routinely collected outcomes. Although the magnitude and nature of adverse pregnancy outcomes differ within and between HICs and LMICs, in all settings maternal conditions, such as pre-existing obesity and related non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, substantially amplify the risks of adverse outcomes.

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GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators
Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.