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– Webinars and short tutorial videos: these are also searchable on Countdown’s YouTube channel.
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Information sources not included in this database are the country profiles for early childhood development, equity and RMNCAH and the “what’s new” blog posts published on the Countdown website.

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Learning from Ethiopia’s success in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality through a health systems lens

Dessalegn Y. Melesse, Ashenif Tadele, Shegaw Mulu, Neil Spicer, Tefera Tadelle, Yohannes D Wado, Mulugeta Gajaa, Asrat Arja, Cauane Blumenberg, Tewabe Manaye, Geremew Gonfa, Elsabe du Plessis, Elisabeth Hamilton, Awoke Mihretu, Abdurehman Usamael, Magdelawit Mengesha, Solomon Kassahun Gelaw, Aschale Worku, Mirkuzie Woldie, Biruk Abate, Theodros Getachew, Naod Wondirad, Meseret Zelalem, Getachew Tollera, Ties Boerma. BMJ Global Health, 2024,

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The role of gender inequality and health expenditure on the coverage of demand for family planning satisfied by modern contraceptives: a multilevel analysis of cross-sectional studies in 14 LAC countries

Laísa Rodrigues Moreira, Cauane Blumenberg, Beatriz Elena Caicedo Velasquez, Fernanda Ewerling, Alejandra Balandrán, Luis Paulo Vidaletti, Andrea Ramirez Varela, Franciele Hellwig, Rodolfo Gomez Ponce de Leon, Aluisio J D Barros, Mariangela Freitas Silveira, Fernando C Wehrmeister. The Lancet Regional Health, 2023,

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Building a Future for Women and Children: The 2012 Report

Jennifer Requejo, Jennifer Bryce, Cesar Victora, Aluisio Barros, Peter Berman, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Ties Boerma, Bernadette Daelmans, Adam Deixel, Joy Lawn, Elizabeth Mason, Holly Newby, Ann Starrs. , 2012,

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Quality of reporting and trends of emergency obstetric and neonatal care indicators: an analysis from Tanzania district health information system data between 2016 and 2020

Josephine Shabani, Honorati Masanja, Sophia Kagoye, Jacqueline Minja, Shraddha Bajaria, Yeromin Mlacha, Sia Msuya, Mahundi Masoud, Daudi Simba, Andrea B. Pembe, Ahmad Mohamed Makuwani, Habib Ismail, Maro Chacha, Claud Kumalija, Ties Boerma, Claudia Hanson. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2023, 10.1186/s12884-023-06028-z

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National, regional, and global estimates of preterm birth in 2020, with trends from 2010: a systematic analysis

Eric O Ohuma, Ann-Beth Moller, Ellen Bradley, Samuel Chakwera, Laith Hussain-Alkhateeb, Alexandra Lewin, Yemisrach B Okwaraji, Wahyu Retno Mahanani, Emily White Johansson, Tina Lavin, Diana Estevez Fernandez, Giovanna Gatica Domínguez, Ayesha de Costa, Jenny A Cresswell, Julia Krasevec, Joy E Lawn, Hannah Blencowe, Jennifer Requejo, Allisyn C Moran. The Lancet, 2012,

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Developing a Global Approach for Measurement of Adolescent Well-Being

Regina Guthold, Holly Newby, Sarah Keogh, Rima A. Afifi, Karen Austrian, Sarah Baird, Robert W. Blum, Donald A.P. Bundy, Julianna Deardorff, Danielle Engel, Jonathan D. Klein, Sophie M. Kostelecky, Constance Mackworth-Young, Jose Marquez, Saoirse NicGabhainn, Jennifer Requejo, David A. Ross, Elizabeth Saewyc, Anshu Mohan. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2023,

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RMNCAH Data Analysis Workshop For Sub-Saharan Africa — Senegal Report

Mr Khaly GUEYE , Mr Ibrahima GAYE, Mr Papa Ibrahima NDOUR, Dr Sokhna THIAM, Dr Bocar Samba LY, Dr Amadou Ibra DIALLO, Dr Suzanne NDIAYE, Dr Youssoupha NDIAYE, Dr Babacar GUÈYE, Dr Amadou DOUCOURE, Dr Cheikh Mbacké FAYE, Pr Adama FAYE . , 2022,

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Health service utilisation during the COVID-19 pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa in 2020: a multicountry empirical assessment with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health services

Amouzou A, Maïga A, Faye CM, Chakwera S, Melesse DY, Mutua MK, Thiam S, Abdoulaye IB, Afagbedzi SK, Iknane AA, Ake-Tano OS, Akinyemi JO, Alegana V, Alhassan Y, Sam AE, Atweam DK, Bajaria S, Bawo L, Berthé M, Blanchard AK, Bouhari HA, Boulhassane OMA, Bulawayo M, Chooye O, Coulibaly A, Diabate M, Diawara F, Esleman O, Gajaa M, Garba KHA, Getachew T, Jacobs C, Jacobs GP, James F, Jegede AS, Joachim C, Kananura RM, Karimi J, Kiarie H, Kpebo D, Lankoandé B, Lawanson AO, Mahamadou Y, Mahundi M, Manaye T, Masanja H, Millogo MR, Mohamed AK, Musukuma M, Muthee R, Nabié D, Nyamhagata M, Ogwal J, Orimadegun A, Ovuoraye A, Pongathie AS, Sable SP, Saydee GS, Shabini J, Sikapande BM, Simba D, Tadele A, Tadlle T, Tarway-Twalla AK, Tassembedo M, Tehoungue BZ, Terera I, Traoré S, Twalla MP, Waiswa P, Wondirad N,Boerma T. BMJ Global Health, 2022, 10.1136/ bmjgh-2021-00806

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