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New Plan Aims to Cut Maternal, Child Deaths By 80 Percent

UNICEF, the United States and the governments of India and Ethiopia have issued a call to action - a new initiative to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of mothers and their children who die each year from preventable causes. Called “A Promise Renewed,” the strategy was unveiled Wednesday at a conference in Washington.   “[We are] intensifying our efforts, building on our progress to date in strengthening the supply of services and commodities, and, less well-recognized,...

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