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$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
250.4Mpregnancies worldwide occurred each year during the 2015–2019 period
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Our new data show that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people in countries with the fewest resources could not obtain lifesaving contraceptive, pregnancy-related and newborn care. Unless the global community prioritizes essential sexual and reproductive health services now, the pandemic could severely exacerbate those needs.