Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 03.1 By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births.

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CRVS, household surveys, censuses,health facility data, RAMOS, confidential enquiries, modelling

Maternal Mortality Expert and Interagency Group (MMEIG), led by WHO with UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank,
UNDESA; data - all countries, global database available; bi-annual global reporting

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