Saving Lives that Give Life: Preventing Maternal Deaths and Advancing Women's Health by Harvard University published on 2013-04-18T20:20:02Z Investing resources in the health and well-being of women benefits societies in multiple ways. Recent years have witnessed the global development community focused increasingly on advancing women's health. Yet, many challenges—some life threatening—persist. More than 280,000 women died in 2010 during pregnancy and from childbirth complications, according to the United Nations. Many of those deaths and injuries were preventable. Access to quality health care and health education remains crucial. This event was presented in collaboration with The Huffington Post.