Sexual and reproductive health

WHO Statement on antenatal care

World Health Organization

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Publication details

Number of pages: 2
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/11.12 - Web only


The World Health Organization (WHO) promotes a model package of antenatal care that implements evidence based interventions through reduced but goal-oriented clinic visits. This statement intends to inform the international community about the WHO position regarding recently updated evidence on this topic.