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11 health innovations that could save 6 million lives by 2030

A year ago, the United Nations set two ambitious public health goals: to reduce the global maternity mortality rate to just 0.0007%, and to end all preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years old by 2030. Those aspirations are now part of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and experts believe they can be achieved — if the necessary devices, drugs and services can be developed and distributed.
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