Introducing CUGH Conference e-Book

Countdown to 2030 led the publication of the Journal of Global Health Supplement, “Measuring and Monitoring Coverage of High Impact Health Interventions in Women, Children and Adolescents.” The supplement discusses findings from new analyses on how women, children and adolescents are being reached with high impact lifesaving interventions in low...

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Investing in the Data Value Chain for nutrition in West Africa: a Call To Action

The Together for Nutrition: West African Data Forum was convened in Saly, Senegal in February 2020 to discuss best practices for nutrition improvement in the region. The group was led by Transform Nutrition West Africa, an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and also included participants such as Countdown to...

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Countdown Covid-19 Response

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected life around the globe and the work of the Countdown to 2030 is no exception. The impact is felt by women, children and adolescents around the world, directly and indirectly. Health and social services may be disrupted and communities, households and individuals are often affected...

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New findings on tracking aid

Four methods have previously been used to track aid for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). The new Mushkoka2 algorithm includes innovations to produce accurate, predictable, transparent, and up-to-date estimates to analyze donor and recipient perspectives on use of donor aid for RMNCH. New findings show that 46% of...

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BMJ Special Journal Series

The BMJ’s new collection, Leaving No One Behind provides comprehensive reports on the progress made to meet 2030 global targets for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health. Read more Press release

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8th African Population Conference

On November 2019, the 8th African Population Conference was held in Entebbe, Uganda with the theme, “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and beyond.” Countdown to 2030 members made 4 presentations about ongoing analysis from different RMNCAH data analysis workshops which had been conducted over...

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Countdown to 2030 Early Childhood Development

The concept of nurturing care for young children was outlined in the 2017 Lancet Series Advancing Early Childhood Development From Science to Scale (https://www.thelancet.com/series/ECD2016) and developed into a framework by WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank collaborating with a large number of academics and representatives of civil society. The Nurturing Care...

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Advancing measurement and monitoring of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition – Countdown Supplement in BMJ Global Health

In June 2019, BMJ Global Health published a supplement with six papers by the Countdown to 2030 to address the challenges in measurement and monitoring of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition (RMNCH&N) in the context of the sustainable development goals.  The six-paper series seeks to advance the...

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Dissemination of RMNCH analysis workshop results in Uganda

After two successful analysis workshops organized in November 2017 and July 2018 that brought together government officials and academics from ESA countries, APHRC has supported the dissemination and knowledge translation of the evidence generated further to the analysis workshops. In Uganda, APHRC supported the implementation of in-country dissemination activities targeting...

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Countdown to Host HSR Symposium Satellite Session (Oct 8th) in Liverpool

Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2018 Satellite Session Liverpool, United Kingdom Leaving no woman, no child behind: what evidence on inequalities for RMNCH is needed to advocate and act?”  Date:                    Monday, October 8, 2018 Time:                    9:00-17:00 Location:             ACC Liverpool, UK – Room 3B                         Kings Dock, Liverpool L3...

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