Sexual and reproductive health

Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

H4+ progress reports

Related reports

Mapping of progress and needs in implementation of country commitments: Progress and needs in 53 countries

Each participating country government has made a set of commitments supporting the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health (UNSG’s Global Strategy). H4+ is mapping the progress in implementation of these commitments by documenting the actions already taken and the remaining gaps. Another objective of the mapping is to identify any specific areas of need where assistance from H4+ could help to accelerate further progress.

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Analysing commitments to advance the global strategy for women’s and children’s health

The report was produced in response to a request from the independent Expert Review Group (iERG) to inform its reporting to the United Nations Secretary-General on progress in women’s and children’s health. The report builds on the PMNCH 2011 Report and reviews progress on commitments made by 220 stakeholders to the Global Strategy and in support of Every Woman Every Child.

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UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children

Too often, affordable, effective medicines and simple health supplies do not reach the women and children who need them. The UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children aims to increase access to life-saving medicines and health supplies for the world’s most vulnerable people. The results of the Commission include recommendations for concrete action to save and improve the lives of millions of women and children worldwide.

A bangladeshi mother with her newborn baby.
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Every Woman Every Child: Stories from the field

Several countries with extremely high maternal deaths are being given special attention by the H4+, MDG Advocates and partners, who are helping them mobilize the financial, technical and human resources needed to meet their commitments.