Technical Report Release: Countdown to 2030 West African Initiative on Nutrition

Leaving No Woman and Child Behind: Inequalities in Nutrition Coverage and Status Among Women, Children and Adolescents in West Africa Food and nutrition security, particularly for children, adolescent girls, and women of reproductive age remain a priority for all ECOWAS Member States as there has been limited progress in achieving...

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Every Woman Every Child: 2020 Progress Report & Opinion Piece

EWEC Progress Report 2020 Protect the Progress: Rise, Refocus, Recover highlights that since the Every Woman Every Child movement was launched 10 years ago, spearheaded by the United Nations Secretary-General, there has been remarkable progress in improving the health of the world’s women, children and adolescents. However, conflict, climate instability...

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Countdown to 2030 launched the latest RMNCAH Country Profiles data for 2020

Country profiles present in one place the latest evidence to assess country progress in improving women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health. An interactive version of the data is presented in the Country Profiles. View and download the Country Profiles, Data Sets, and Sources and Methods of data collection from the Country...

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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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