New analysis comparing 4 approaches for tracking donor aid finds substantially different estimates of levels and trends in aid for RMNCH

Tracking donor aid for global health goals: A systematic comparison of four approaches applied to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. How much aid really supports reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH)? New research published in The Lancet Global Health shows that four high-profile estimates – from the Countdown...

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Countdown/PMNCH Meeting on financial tracking for women’s children’s adolescents’ health

Strengthening the tracking of official development assistance and domestic financing for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health Countdown to 2030 and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) organized a consultation on the tracking of global and domestic financing for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (WCAH) at the London...

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Countdown to 2030 Country and Equity Profiles Launched

11 Dec 2017 Countdown to 2030 launched its detailed country and equity profiles on women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health for the 81 countries that account for 95% of all maternal deaths and 90% of all child deaths at the PMNCH Board retreat in Lilongwe, Malawi on December 13th. Malawi stands out because of...

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Countdown to 2030 is going to scale with countries

07 December 2017 The second regional initiative was launched to generate evidence and strengthen country analytical capacity for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health at the African Population Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi, Kenya, 27 November – 1 December 2017. 19 countries nominated senior analysts from the Ministry of Health,...

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Database created to track aid for RMNCH

04  April, 2017 The Countdown Financing Technical Workgroup has recently published their methodology for creating a database that can be used for analyzing official development assistance and private grants to RMNCH, including suggestions for how the database can be used by others.

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First Countdown Regional Hub Workshop: Medellín, Colombia

28  October, 2016 "Measuring Inequalities in Coverage of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Interventions" was the title of the first Countdown to 2030 Regional Hub Workshop convened in Medellín, Colombia, from October 18-22, with 21 participants from 10 LAC countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua,...

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New Dataset of ODA for RMNCH

14 October 2016 CD colleagues at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have published a dataset containing 2.1 million records used to generate estimates of official development assistance (ODA) to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) based upon donor, recipient country and activity type between 2003–2013.

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