Achieving MDGs 4 and 5: Nepal progress on maternal and child health

Seemeen Saadat, Rafael Cortez, Chowdhury Albertus Voetberg Sadia, Intissar Sarker

Research output: Other contribution


Nepal has achieved its targets for MDGs 4 and 5a. Maternal mortality declined from 790 to an estimated 190 deaths per 100,000 live births between 1990 and 2013 an impressive 76 percent decline. Under-five mortality showed a similarly impressive decline going from 142 to 42 deaths per 1,000 births between 1990 and 2012. This Health, Nutrition, and Population (HNP) note explores the actions Nepal has taken to reduce maternal and child mortality.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationWashington DC
StatePublished - Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameKnowledge brief
PublisherWorld Bank Group


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