In order to bridge knowledge gaps and facilitate better understanding about how maternal mortality estimates are generated, the MMEIG has launched a new online tool: MME Info, short for Maternal Mortality Estimates Info. Powered by DevInfo technology,
MME Info is a comprehensive data visualization portal containing the latest maternal mortality estimates released by the MMEIG as well as related indicators. The site is designed to track global progress on maternal mortality at the country and regional levels, allowing for easy analysis and visualization of the latest and most relevant data.
National programme officers, development partners and researchers can use the new MME Info site to:
With MME Info in place, national and international public health officials and policy makers now have an excellent tool at their fingertips to support planning, advocacy and research towards improving safe motherhood.
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1 The Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-agency Group, composed of WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank, releases periodic estimates of maternal mortality. The latest round was released in 2010 and included global, regional and country estimates for the years 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2008. The new round is expected to be released in 2012.