6 March 2014 | Ottawa, Ontario — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that Canada will host a high-level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health from May 28-30, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario. This event will bring together Canadian stakeholders and experts, as well as global leaders from developed and developing countries, international organizations, civil society, the private sector, and foundations to take stock of the progress made to date and discuss the way forward.
30 June, 2014 | Johannesburg, South Africa — The Partners’ Forum, will be co-hosted by A Promise Renewed, Countdown to 2015, the independent Expert Review Group and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health. Participants from the health and non-health sectors are expected to attend this event which offers a global platform for high-level advocacy, consensus-building and knowledge-sharing and provides a unique opportunity to take stock of progress in women’s and children’s health and shape a vision for the world we want.
25 February 2014 | Global — New research published today in a report by Save the Children-– Ending Newborn Deaths – shows that the first 24 hours of a child’s life are the most dangerous with more than one million babies dying each year on their first and only day of life. The report supports the wider effort around the Every Newborn action plan which will be launched in June at the Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg.
25 FEBRUARY 2014 | NAIROBI, KENYA — A three-day joint workshop led by Countdown to 2015 is being held in Nairobi to provide technical support to country case study teams. This workshop will equip the country teams with the skills needed to use a set of standard tools for carrying out health systems, policies and financial tracking analyses.
The lead up to International Women’s Day and the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, has been marked by a series of discussions around health, education and equality for women and girls at the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
A WHO guidance on human rights and contraception will be launched during a side event on 6 March -Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services- hosted by the World Health Organization, the Permanent Missions of Denmark, Netherlands, and Uruguay, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and UNFPA.
Partners in Population and Development Announce New Commitment in Support of Every Woman Every Child
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) have announced a commitment to the Every Woman Every Child movement, which ensures its programs and activities promote the inclusion of women and children as the beneficiary of all of its policy and program efforts.
Calls for submission and collaboration
PMNCH Request for proposals: Media and Communications Consultancy: Product launches
PMNCH Request for proposals: Media and Communications Consultancy: Event branding
PMNCH Request for Proposals: Consultant/s to provide technical and writing support to country teams working on the Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health study
PGA High Level Event
Canada to host Summit on saving the lives of vulnerable women and children
International Women's Day