Together for Quality, Equity and Dignity: A vision for ending preventable deaths by 2030

14-16 FEBRUARY 2017 | LILONGWE, MALAWI — The Governments of Malawi and eight other countries from Africa and South East Asia have committed to halve maternal, newborn and stillbirths. The commitment came at the launch of the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, New-born and Child Health, with a the nine countries promising to put in place actions to improve the quality of care that pregnant women and new-borns receive in health facilities.

Watch: Health for all Adolescents

8 FEBRUARY 2017 | ONLINE — PMNCH along with APHA, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health, and The Lancet’s commission on adolescent health and wellbeing hosted a webinar on the changing policy, economic and environmental issues shaping adolescent health as highlighted in “Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing” report. The webinar provided a closer look at policies and other multi-sectoral factors that affect adolescents worldwide and gave youth-serving professionals an opportunity to learn what they can do to support adolescent health and development.

Historic Commitment from African Heads of State to Advance Immunization in Africa

© 2012 Samuel Hadera Hagos, Courtesy of Photoshare

31 JANUARY 2017 | ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — African Heads of State have made a historic commitment and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa receives the full benefits of immunization by endorsing the Addis Declaration on Immunization. The Declaration calls for countries to increase political and financial investments in their immunization programmes and includes 10 commitments such as vaccine-related funding, strengthening supply chains and delivery systems, and making universal access to vaccines a cornerstone of health and development efforts.

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  • 14 February

    Public Consultation: Global Financing Facility Civil Society Engagement Strategy

    Civil society is a critical RMNCAH stakeholder with significant value, expertise, and skills to bring to the Global Financing Facility (GFF) at country and global levels, working towards mutual goals to end preventable deaths of women, newborns, children and adolescents by 2030. In order to enhance civil society engagement in the GFF, a group of civil society stakeholders began a process in late 2016, to develop a comprehensive Civil Society Engagement Strategy. The draft strategy is now available here for feedback by 13 March 2017.

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    As a valued partner of PMNCH, we would like to hear from you. Please kindly take a few minutes to fill out a short questionnaire. This survey aims at renewing our understanding of your organisation’s needs as a partner. Your participation will help us improve our platform and enhance our future engagement. Deadline: 24 February.

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