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63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
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The potential gains resulting from investments in sexual and reproductive health intervension are well within reach. A package of care that would meet all women’s needs for modern contraception, pregnancy-related and newborn care, and treatment for the four major curable STIs would cost just $10.60 per capita per year in low- and middle-income countries.