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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Female-headed Households Workshop Report: Lebanon

The Gender Equity and Health: Role of Female-Headed Households workshop was held on January 7-9, 2020 at the American University of Beirut. This workshop is part of the larger project: Intersectional Analysis of Gender and Health of Female-Headed Households on Low-and-Middle income Countries. The objectives of the workshop were: To...

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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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Female Headed Household Workshop report

The workshop was organized by APHRC in collaboration with the Pelotas University on November 6-8 in Dakar, Senegal. The overall goal of the workshop was to enhance capacity on statistical and epidemiological data analyses of national surveys, with particular emphasis on gender equity analyses focused on female-headed households in Sub-Saharan...

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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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West African Regional Policy Brief

CD2030 conducted a nutrition equity analyses of 15 ECOWAS countries with West African Health Organization and African Population and Health Research Center to understand the coverage and equity of cost-effective nutrition interventions as well as nutritional status among children, adolescents and women of reproductive age. Results showed that malnutrition among...

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Haiti Report Summary

Haiti Country-Case Study on Maternal and Child Health 1990-2018 The LAC Regional Network conducted two year in-depth study in Haiti to measure the progress and understand the challenges towards the Sustainable Development Goals on maternal and child health. The study aimed to comprehensively assess the progress made in both coverage...

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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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