Article Abstract

Achieving maternal and child health gains in Afghanistan: a Countdown to 2015 country case study by Akseer et al., 2016. Lancet Glob Health 2016;4:e395-413

Authors: Agbessi Amouzou, Jennifer Requejo, Lois Park, David H. Peters

Abstract

Akseer and her colleagues recently published a seminal paper in the Lancet Global Health that adds to the compelling evidence of progress in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) in the past few decades, even in countries such as Afghanistan that are burdened by chronic conflict, rampant poverty and large health inequalities (1).