Zambia Mid-Term Review of Zambia National Health Sector Plan

A report of the midterm review for Zambia’s National Health Sector Plan (2017-2021) was published in March 2020, highlighting program-specific analyses, progress towards target indicators and synthesis on next steps. The analysis showed an overall positive picture in the first half of the NHSP with results including: Improvements in many...

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Workshop on Reducing Inequalities in RMNCH in sub-Saharan Africa: Use of Data and Evidence for Action and Accountability

On September 10-11, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, Countdown 2030 (CD2030) and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) conducted a workshop to discuss the inequalities in RMNCH services in sub-Saharan Africa, assess current equity for RMNCH strategies, plans, monitoring frameworks and reviews, and agree on how evidence on RMNCH...

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Generating statistics from health facility data: the state of routine health information systems in Eastern and Southern Africa

Health facility data are a critical source of local and continuous health statistics. Countries have introduced web-based information systems that facilitate data management, analysis, use and visualisation of health facility data. We explored data quality using national-level and subnational-level (mostly district) data for the period 2013–2017. The focus was on...

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Dissemination of health inequalities in Zambia

In Zambia, APHRC supported the implementation of in-country dissemination activities targeting relevant audiences, through a collaborative with Zambia’s Ministry of Health and the University of Zambia, School of Public Health The activities included: A factsheet presenting the results (Download) One policy brief based on the Countdown findings for Zambia (Download)...

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Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Analysis Workshop: Generating evidence and strengthening country capacity

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaJune 24-28, 2019 The Countdown to 2030 for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health team led by the African Population Health Research Center (APHRC), organized an analysis workshop to generate evidence for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (ASRHR) and to strengthen the analytical capacity of country institutions...

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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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Health facility data analysis: 3rd workshop

Naivasha, Kenya November 27-30, 2018 The Countdown to 2030 regional initiative for Eastern and Southern Africa, led by the African Population Health Research Center (APHRC), teamed up with WHO and UNICEF to conduct its 3rd analysis workshop in Naivasha, Kenya, November 27-30, 2018. The focus was on health facility data...

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Leaving no woman and no child behind: levels and trends in inequalities for RMNCH by wealth, urban-rural residence, and administrative area

Naivasha, KenyaJuly 9-13, 2018 Download Report The Countdown to 2030 regional network for Eastern and Southern Africa, led by the Africa Population Health Research Centre (APHRC), conducted its second analysis workshop in Naivasha, Kenya, July 9-13, 2018. The 38 analysts from the Ministry of Health and national public health institutions...

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