Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Annual report 2007

WHO Department of Making Pregnancy Safer

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 68
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/MPS/08.01



The aim of the Department of Making Pregnancy Safer (MPS) is to strengthen WHO’s capacity to support countries in their endeavour to improve maternal and newborn health. The Department is tasked with strengthening advocacy, technical support, monitoring, surveillance and evaluation and partnership in countries to ensure that WHO can provide the most up-to-date information and guidance on maternal and newborn health. This publication covers the Department of Making Pregnancy Safer’s activities during 2007.