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Giving birth has become less dangerous in South Africa

But will the country be able to half its maternal mortality ratio by 2030 - in time to achieve its sustainable development goal?

​Africa needs a new approach to development

The commodities downturn has revealed the fragility and structural weaknesses of many African economies. With fast-growing populations, African states are under intense pressure to...

South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable

Recent events in South Africa make it clear how urgently this ideal must be realised.

Universal health coverage will lead to a healthier and more equitable world

The WHO is the unifying force to focus all stakeholders on advancing universal health coverage.

‘Magic bullet’ to feed the world by 2030

A change in mind-set is required because feeding schemes alone cannot put an end to malnutrition.

48-million lives saved, millions more to go

Even with the progress in healthcare, too many babies and children continue to die from preventable causes.

Global goals ignore needs of the South

Africa relies on policies that have failed – even in the countries it borrowed them from.

Governance, environment are key to sustainable development

Choosing the right priorities must start with an accurate assessment of where the greatest problems are.

Comment: Mother and child health must improve

Increasing access to health services will prevent many mothers and newborn babies from dying.

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