Commitment title:

Create a high-level commission to set out detailed and timely actions for improvement in order to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the country, within two years.

Commitment description:

Formation of a commission led by the Minister of Health, which will analyse every maternal death in a timely manner in order to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the country.

Mode of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Creación de una comisión dirigida por la ministra de salud, que analizará de manera puntual cada muerte materna para lograr la reducción de la morbilidad y mortalidad materna en el país.
Commitment to be actioned in: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Submitted from: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Submitted by
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(3) Zero preventable maternal deaths and maternal morbidities, such as obstetric fistulas, by, inter alia, integrating a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive health interventions, including access to safe abortion to the full extent of the law, measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortions, and for the provision of post-abortion care, into national UHC strategies, policies and programmes, and to protect and ensure all individuals’ right to bodily integrity, autonomy and reproductive rights, and to provide access to essential services in support of these rights.