13 June 2016
Dr. Sania Nishtar, first Chair of the Every Woman Every Child's Independent Accountability Panel
, stepped down following the announcement of her candidacy for the position of Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). Read her statement
07 June 2016
The final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance
was presented in New York on June 6 at the briefing “Meeting the Multisectoral Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance.”
31 May 2016
This week at the 69th World Health Assembly, WHO and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) announced the establishment of a high-level working group of global champions on health and human rights of women, children and adolescents.
27 May 2016
Delegates at the World Health Assembly agreed to take forward the implementation of Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health
(2016-2030), which sets out to ensure every woman, child and adolescent, in any setting, everywhere, is able to not only survive, but thrive by 2030. Since its launch in September 2015, over 50 countries have made commitments to the Global Strategy
, some of which leading up to the World Health Assembly, including Burkina Faso, Dominican Republic, Mali, Sudan, Uganda, Uruguay and Zambia. In addition, 120 organizations have also made official commitments to implementing the Global Strategy
, with total pledges towards its achievement worth more than $25 billion.
25 May 2016
An event on accountability at the Women Deliver conference provided an introduction to the Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) within the context of the Global Strategy’s Unified Accountability Framework (UAF), and provided a forum for discussion on what Women Deliver participants expect from the IAP.
17 May 2016
On 16 May 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed participants of the 2016 Women Deliver Conference by video in Copenhagen, Denmark.
13 May 2016
The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030)
is accompanied by an Operational Framework
to guide the first five years of its implementation alongside the Sustainable Development Goals, 2016-2020.
13 May 2016
The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016 – 2030) has an Unified Accountability Framework
for resources, results and rights at the country, regional and global levels and between different stakeholders and sectors. Every Woman Every Child
partners led by WHO together the H6 developed a Global Strategy Indicator & Monitoring Framework
, aligned with indicators in the SDGs and established global initiatives to minimize reporting burden.