PMNCH knowledge Summary-Online Survey

21 April 2014

A new Knowledge Summary from PMNCH on newborn health, “Delivering our Future: Survival and Health for Every Newborn”, explores key evidence and proven interventions that can reduce at least two thirds of the estimated 2.9 million newborns that die, and the additional 2.6 million babies that are stillborn each year.The knowledge summary identifies three critical areas within the continuum of care for preventing newborn deaths and disability namely: care during, labour childbirth and immediate newborn care including resuscitation and management of complications.  To learn more click here.

Using Global Frameworks for National Impact: Guidelines for in-country advocates on maternal, newborn and child health

18 April 2014

World Vision’s Child Health Now campaign has developed a guidance document for in-country advocates on global frameworks relating to maternal, newborn and child health. To view the document click here. For more information click here.
High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development

15 April 2014

From April 15-16, over 1500 development leaders will join Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría in Mexico City. The first Global Partnership High-Level Meeting will reaffirm the importance of effective development co-operation in meeting the MDGs and as a key part of the ‘how’ of the next global development framework. To join the conversation on twitter follow #GPHLM. To learn more click here. To read the Secretary-General's remarks click here
Toward Universal Health Coverage by 2030

14 April 2014

Toward Universal Health Coverage by 2030” took place on April 11th  from 8:30am-1:00 pm ET. Co-sponsored by the World Bank Group and the World Health Organization (WHO), this half-day high-level event identifed ways in which countries can accelerate achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and emerging post-2015 targets with aligned support from the global development community around universal health coverage. Follow the event on Twitter at @worldbankhealth or by using #UHC2030. To read the Secretary General's remarks click here
Universal Health Coverage: How to Implement and Measure It

11 April 2014

Taking place on April 14 from 10:00am to 1:00pm, this event will focus on successful implementation of universal health coverage (UHC) in several countries. Panelists will demonstrate the importance and feasibility of ensuring that everyone has access to primary health services without financial risk. An interactive discussion will allow the audience to ask questions about implementing and monitoring UHC, and discuss the links between health and the sustainable development agenda. To learn about Every Woman Every Child commitments focused on UHC click here
Call to Action on Sanitation

10 April 2014

One-third of humanity—2.5 billion people—does not have access to adequate sanitation such as a toilet or latrine. Over 1 billion people practice open defecation. Why does this matter in the fight against poverty & disease? Watch this new video featuring UN Deputy Secretary-General  Jan Eliasson to find out:
International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

10 April 2014

Friday, April 11 is the inaugural International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. To mark the occasion CHANGE, EGPAF, Ibis Reproductive Health, ICRW, IPPF/WHR, Pathfinder, Pop Council, and Women Deliver are hosting a twitter chat on April 11 at 11 AM ET. To join the conversation follow #IntMHDay. To learn more click here
Partnering to Achieve Shared Population, Health and Development Goals

09 April 2014

“Partnering to Achieve Shared Population, Health and Development Goals: Putting People’s Health at the Heart of Sustainable Development” took place April 8. This side-event was jointly sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations, PPD, PMNCH, and in support of Every Woman Every Child. The event seized on the opportunity provided by this CPD to take forward the findings and deliberations of the recently concluded ICPD operational review that are common to the partnership. To read a summary of the event click here
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