One woman dies every two minutes from pregnancy-related complications around the world. Access to maternal health medicines is too often a hidden part of the solution. This report offers a global agenda for action to improve the health of women worldwide by increasing the quality and accessibility of oxytocin, misoprostol, and magnesium sulfate. The infographic from the main report is available below as a separate file.

Author(s): Kade K, Moore L

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: September 2012

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Safeguarding Pregnant Women With Essential Medicines (report)

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