Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Social autopsy triggers community response for averting maternal and neonatal death in Bangladesh

Envisioning sustainability of the gains achieved in reducing under-five child and maternal mortality over the last decades, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOH&FW) and UNICEF initiated Maternal & Perinatal Death Review (MPDR) through the existing health system in Thakurgaon district of Bangladesh as a pilot in 2010.