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Working to Advance Health Equity in Africa

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Funding Results for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Summary

During the first decade of the twenty-first century, many sub-Saharan African countries made substantial progress in lowering fertility rates, improving maternal health, lowering infant and children mortality and reducing HIV infections among children. Nevertheless, reproductive ill health among women remains a major contributor to mortality and morbidity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

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