Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD)
Academic, research and training institute
Ms Lynn Freedman
- Maternal/reproductive health
- Newborn health
Priority action area(s)
- Strengthening human resources
Recognizing that maternal health is a basic human right, AMDD works with partners worldwide to stimulate new thinking and generate evidence-based solutions to improve maternal and newborn survival. AMDD supports action and intervention to strengthen overall health systems so that whenever and wherever emergencies happen – from home to hospital – lives will be saved by effective and timely response.