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Copenhagen Consensus Center, February 2023

Analyses found that a package combining increased family planning services with basic emergency obstetric and newborn care produces the highest benefit-cost ratio. Authors estimate that this package will require an additional US$3.2 billion per year and will deliver benefits worth US$278 billion per year in avoided deaths and higher economic growth. For every $1 invested, an estimated $87 of the social and economic benefits are generated.