Commitment title:

Reducing the maternal mortality rate from 335 deaths to less than 200 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

Commitment description:

1. Reduce, by 2030, the maternal mortality rate from 335 to less than 200 maternal deaths per 100,000 births and prevent unintended pregnancies and abortions, by providing universal access to family planning in particular, including through innovative strategies 2. Achieve a 30 per cent modern contraceptive prevalence rate by 2030.

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Renforcement du plateau technique et formation du personnel en santé maternelle et reproductive
Commitment to be actioned in: Benin
Submitted from: Benin
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.