UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO, and the World Bank
The H4+ is a joint effort by United Nations and related agencies and programmes UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO, and the World Bank. Harnessing the collective power of each partner’s strengths and capacities, the H4+ works to improve the health of women and children and accelerate progress towards achieving MDGs 4 and 5.
The H4+ serves as lead technical partners for the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.
The partnership works to ensure the full involvement of countries targeted in the Global Strategy and to support them in fulfilling their commitments. The H4+ supports the implementation of the Global Strategy by:
- Mobilizing political support
- Building technical capacity at the regional and country-levels to address reproductive, maternal,
newborn and child health issues
- Focusing on the most vulnerable women and children
- Ensuring universal access to an integrated, essential package of health services
- Addressing root causes of morbidity and mortality, such as gender inequality
- Engaging other sectors such as education, nutrition, water and sanitation, culture and human
- Strengthening collaboration with partners
- Sustaining momentum for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health beyond 2015
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