PMNCH work with Asia

Link on headlines below to reports and more information on the separate events and initiatives in Asia.

  • Options for effective mechanisms to support evidence-informed policymaking in RMNCH in Asia and the Pacific
    JUNE 2013 - RAND Europe report, commissioned by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and the Implementation Research Platform, hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), ooks at providing timely, reliable and high-quality evidence to inform decision-making to improve women’s and children’s health in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Asia innovators to catalyze progress for women and children
    MAY 2013 - On the sidelines of the third global Women Deliver conference, the largest global event of the decade to focus on the health and empowerment of girls and women, some 50 global health leaders came together to celebrate the launch of the Innovation Working Group Asia (aIWG), to support the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health and Every Woman Every Child movement spearheaded by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2010.
  • Asia-Pacific Leadership and Policy Dialogue for Women’s and Children’s Health
    NOVEMBER | MANILA -Ministers and senior officials from nearly 20 countries in the Asia-Pacific region gathered to discuss mutual strategies and principles in accelerating progress for women's and children's health in the region. Hosted by the WHO's Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) and convened by AusAID, the Asian Development Bank, WHO, UNICEF, and PMNCH, the meeting was the first-ever event to bring together more than 150 participants from government, civil society, the UN and the private sector to share knowledge and experiences related to regional strategies for investment, policy implementation, and accountability.
  • Bali Seminar: Achieving the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific
    MAY 2009 - A seminar organized by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, "Towards Inclusive Growth: Achieving the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific" took place at the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank. At the end of the seminar, a related PMNCH publication was launched, "Investing in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: The Case for Asia and the Pacific".
  • Report calls for increased investment in the health of mothers and children in Asia and the Pacific
    MAY 2009 | DENPASAR/BALI, GENEVA - Financial and fiscal measures to stimulate the ailing global economy should include significant and sustained funding to improve the health of mothers, babies and children in the world’s poorest region. If this doesn’t happen, the impact of the global financial and economic crisis could place people in poor countries at even greater risk. This is a key message of the new Investment Case launched today by the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Network for Asia and the Pacific.
  • Asia NGO Workshop: Strengthening the Impact of Asia's NGO Community Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Interventions - Immunization
    FEBRUARY 2009 | MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-seven international and national non-governmental organization (NGOs) from across Asia convened for a regional NGO workshop. Hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Save the Children (STC) with the support of Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), this landmark event provided for the first time a unique and intimate forum for some of the region's most experienced NGOs to share their perspectives, experiences and approaches in implementing MNCH and Immunization programs in Asia.