Measurement in MNH

Learn more about measurement for maternal and newborn health and find links to resources that may be useful for maternal and newborn health stakeholders, including policy-makers, program managers, advocates, researchers, public health practitioners and others.  This is a living section that will be regularly updated.  For resources noted as in-progress, links will be added to this site as the resources become available. We look forward to growing this page, adding useful resources, links, and implementation experiences.

Global Maternal and Newborn Health Targets
MNH Metrics Resources
Global MNH Metrics Technical Advisory and Working Groups

This sub-section summarizes global maternal and newborn health targets including the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) MNH targets and the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) targets.

This sub-section focuses on global MNH monitoring frameworks, selected indicators guidance, data sources, and tools.

Learn more about metrics-focused global technical advisory and working groups, including MoNITOR Technical Advisory Group and the Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) and Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Metrics Technical Working Group.

From our Blog. Maternal and Newborn Health and Survival: Time for a Big Stride Forward. By Ties Boerma and Colleagues.

Data plays a critical role in advancing maternal and newborn health outcomes. From establishing fully functioning birth and death registration systems in all countries to boosting MPDSR systems, better understanding the data will lead to stronger evidence-based interventions to advance maternal and newborn health. –more–