Friday, March 12, 2010

MDG#5 - Improve Maternal Health

The above video highlights Millennium Development Goal #5 - Improving Maternal Health.

"Around the world 14,000 women die everyday during pregnancy and childbirth." When this happens the chances of their children escaping poverty often dies with them.

Healthcare and a proper education are the best chances a woman and her family can get at escaping this cycle and keeping them alive.

World leaders from around the globe have come together in an effort to improve the health of women in developing countries so that the health and welfare of them and their children will be guaranteed for the future.

To learn more watch the following video posted on YouTube.

- Tiffanie Depew

SOURCE: YouTube & End Poverty 2015