Public Consultation: Global Financing Facility Civil Society Engagement Strategy

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14 FEBRUARY 2017 | ONLINE — The GFF is a multi-stakeholder partnership that supports country-led efforts to improve RMNCAH. Civil society is a critical RMNCAH stakeholder with significant value, expertise, and skills to bring to the 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 stakeholders began a process to develop a comprehensive Civil Society Engagement Strategy. The draft strategy, developed in partnership with the GFF Secretariat is now available for feedback until 13 March 2017.

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.

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