Model Overview

The Global Maternal Health (GMatH) microsimulation model simulates the reproductive histories of individual women in 200 countries and territories, accounting for heterogeneity in education and urban/rural location, family planning preferences, and history of maternal complications. The structural nature of the model allows for more robust estimates of maternal mortality to be made, and provides a causal framework in which counterfactual scenarios can be modelled to evaluate the impact of different policies aimed at improving maternal health.


Model development was supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 10-97002-000-INP (PI: Sue J. Goldie).


GMatH (Global Maternal Health) Model - Last updated: 13 December 2023

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