1) TOPIC GUIDES

Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in the Economic and Social Council.



(2) COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION

Download this document to learn more about how the Economic and Social Council operates.


(3) VIDEO GUIDES

Click here to learn more about MDG#5: Maternal Health.
Clinton Foundation: click here to listen to the conversation on maternal health and how maternal mortality can be reduced.
To learn more about the Woodrow Wilson Center Maternal Health Initiative, click here.
To learn more about maternal mortality, Click here. (UNICEF)

(4) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

Center for Disease and Control (CDC)
March of Dimes
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
World Health Organization
Care
Amnesty International
Engender Health

(5) PRIMARY SOURCES

World Health Organization
MDG
UNFPA

(6) COUNTRY RESEARCH

Angola

Improve Maternal Health
UN Reaffirms Cooperation to Raise Angola to Middle-Income Country

Australia

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Maternal and Infant Sites
Aboriginal Maternal Health Program

Chad

Building a Better Future for Chad
World Bank to Help Reduce High Rates of Maternal and Child Mortality in Chad


China

Maternal Health Services More Equitable, Accessible in China: White Paper
Maternal and Child Health

Denmark

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Denmark World's Fourth Best Place to be a Mother
Women Deliver CEO Katja Iversen Speaks at Launch of Danish Maternal Health Campaign

France
France's Model Health Care For New Mothers
France’s Contribution in the Area of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health


Germany

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Germany, KNH Sign Maternal Health Deal
Results from Norway and Germany’s Collaboration on a Pilot Project

Guinea

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World Bank Supports Improved Maternal and Child Health Services Beyond Ebola Outbreak
Maternity Care at Guinea’s Largest Government Hospital

Haiti

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Health Experts Call for Renewed Focus on Maternal, Child Deaths
PIH Works to Improve the Health of Women Across their Lifetimes, including in Pregnancy and Childbirth

India

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UN Warns India over its High Infant Mortality Rate
By 2030, India will account for 17% of world's under five deaths: UN

Lithuania

Lithuania Ranked 28th Best Country for Mothers, Norway Tops the List
Too Many Mothers Still Dying

Netherlands

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Maternal Health Care in the Netherlands: A Right for Some

New Zealand

Child and Maternal Health in New Zealand
New Zealand Supports Improved Health for Pacific Children

Nigeria

Achieving Health For Wealth In Akwa Ibom State
How Far Has The Health Of Moms Come Since 1995?

Pakistan

An Optimist’s Approach to Improving Global Child Health
Educating the Pakistani Adult

Russia

Russia's Looking to Improve the Quality of its Maternity Care — but it has a Long Way to Go
MDGs+ Agenda in Russia

Senegal

Senegal UNICEF
UNFPA Senegal

Sierra Leone

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Ebola Heightens Childbirth Danger in Sierra Leone
Calls for Action over Maternal Deaths as UN Figures show Slow Recent Progress

South Africa

How Real Numbers can Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
Eyebrows Raised on Overlooked Maternal Health Issues in Rural South Africa

Ukraine

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Mobile Health Care for Ukraine
Child Health and Development Programme

United Kingdom

Women in the UK 'More than Twice as Likely to Die in Pregnancy and Childbirth as Many European Countries'
2010 to 2015 Government Policy: Health in Developing Countries

United States

U.S. Ranks Worst Developed Country for Maternal Health
Why are American Women Dying in Childbirth?

Venezuala

Latin America to Adopt SDGs, Still Lagging on Some MDGs
Does Venezuela Have an Amazingly Efficient Health Care System?