Maternal, newborn and child health

Information about maternal, newborn and child health in developing countries and Canada’s leadership in mobilizing global action to improve the health of vulnerable mothers, babies and children.

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Facts about maternal, newborn and child health

Learn about maternal, newborn and child health in developing countries and find information about how Canada is working to improve the health of vulnerable mothers, babies and children.

Canada’s leadership

Information about Canada’s leadership for its top development priority—maternal, newborn and child health—and the call for global action to end the preventable deaths of mothers, newborns and children.

Saving every woman, every child: within arm’s reach summit

Information about Saving Every Woman, Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach, the global summit hosted by Prime Minister Harper in Toronto in May 2014; at the summit, the Prime Minister called upon world leaders and Canadian experts to increase efforts to eliminate preventable deaths of mothers, babies and children.

Projects and results

Information about how Canada achieves its maternal, newborn and child health objectives through the implementation of projects in targeted regions and countries.

Photos and stories

Read stories and browse photos to learn about Canada’s support for initiatives to improve the lives of mothers, babies and children in specific countries.

In partnership to improve maternal, newborn and child health

Information about key partners working closely with Canada to improve maternal, newborn and child health for some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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