A Promise Renewed for the Americas
is a movement that seeks to reduce the profound inequities in reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) that persist in Latin American and the Caribbean.


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Schooling, income and ethnicity: main social determinants in health

Indigenous and Afro-descendant women and their children have worse health outcomes and use fewer health care resources. To eradicate inequality, affirmative action—policies that promote and guarantee equal conditions, opportunities and treatment for all—is necessary.   PANAMA, 9 December 2016 – Most of the differences in perinatal, neonatal, infant and under-5 mortality in Latin America and […]

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“Political will, partnerships and people save lives”

Mrs. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF talking about A Promise Renewed for the Americas at Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 (…)”The Secretary-General’s updated Global Strategy for Every Woman Every Child lays out a roadmap that spans the full spectrum of maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health. Strong and healthy lives begin […]

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