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[Comment] Offline: It’s time to hold the private sector accountable

Once a central focus of global development goals, the field of women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health has now been pushed to the margins of international concern. Maternal and child health advocates have been victims of their own success. Steep declines in under-5 mortality and steady progress in reducing maternal mortality have suggested the job is done. While advances in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health should be celebrated, this week’s report by the Independent Accountability Panel for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health (IAP) proves that such complacency is a grave mistake.

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