Saving Women and Children Far fewer mothers and young children are dying in the world's poorest countries, according to a new UN report, which estimates that the deaths of 2.4 million women and children have been averted since 2010.

As we reflect on lessons learned from the MDGs and set strategies for improving global maternal health, it’s time to identify what has worked and what more is needed to not only avert preventable maternal deaths, but also provide quality health care for every woman.