Maternal Health

More than 11 mothers still die every day of preventable causes, related to child birth and abortion in the Philippines; and for every woman who dies, 20 more suffer complications with serious or long-lasting consequences.

More than 11 mothers still die every day of preventable causes, related to child birth and abortion in the Philippines; and for every woman who dies, 20 more suffer complications with serious or long-lasting consequences.

UNFPA Philippines works with the government and civil society organizations to make pregnancy and childbirth safer. The package of assistance covers areas of upstream policy support for maternal and reproductive health, capacity building for health service providers, support to the establishment of the service delivery network for maternal and child health, and improving local governance for maternal health.