In Who’s Got the Power: Transforming Health Systems for Women and Children, the Task Force on Child Health and Maternal Health responds to the challenges posed by high rates of maternal mortality, continued child deaths due to preventable illnesses, enormous unmet need for sexual and reproductive health services, and weak and fragile health systems. In addition to identifying the technical interventions to address these problems, the report asserts that policymakers must act now to change the fundamental societal dynamics that currently prevent those most in need from accessing quality
health care.

Who’s Got the Power proposes bold and concrete steps that governments and international agencies can take to ensure that health sector interventions have significant effects on all aspects of development and poverty reduction.

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Publisher: UN Millenium Project, 2005