Dr. Sonia Ehrlich Sachs was included by the UNFPA in their list of "Icons and Activists" to commemorate "50 Years of People Making Change." Dr. Sachs was honored under the category "Making motherhood safe."
Dr. Sonia Ehrlich Sachs (Director of Health Sector, CSD) was included by the UNFPA in their list of "Icons and Activists" to commemorate "50 Years of People Making Change."
The share of women who die giving life is smaller than ever before. Yet a global target on reducing maternal deaths has not been met. For many women, basic care during pregnancy and childbirth is still out of reach. And preventable maternal deaths and complications during delivery point to continued health system failures. People from health care, philanthropies, civil society and elsewhere join UNFPA in the drive to make motherhood safe, without exception.