Kyrgyzstan has the highest rate of maternal mortality among the Eastern Europe and Central Asia countries, the report on Millennium Development Goals (MDG) presented today at the third reading informs.
According to it, the progress of Kyrgyzstan in achieving the MDG was controversial. Country had achieved the targets for poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and developing a global partnership. In the matter of reducing child mortality Kyrgyzstan is close to achieving the target indicators. However, to improve maternal health Kyrgyzstan is seriously behind the planned indicators of the Millennium Development Goals.
"The maternal mortality rate in the country almost didn't fall below 50 deaths per 100,000 live births over the last decade. This is much higher than the national indicator, defined in 2015 at 15.7 deaths per 100,000. To accelerate the achievement of the goals socio-economic measures aimed at stimulating and solution available were developed," the UN Resident Coordinator in Kyrgyzstan Alexander Avanesov said.