Upcoming Events

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Virtual Conference: Accelerating progress towards the 2030 SDGs – Reducing inequities in child health

The Child Health Task Force is pleased to host its first virtual conference, Accelerating progress towards the 2030 SDGs: Reducing inequities in child health to be held on June 6-7, 2023. The two-day, online event will unite child health partners to examine how we address health inequities to enable children throughout the lifecourse and across the globe to survive and thrive.
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Adapting Health Systems to Protect Children from the Impact of Climate Change Series

The Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup of the Child Health Task Force and UNICEF are co-hosting a webinar series building on the event in May to foster discussion around adapting child health systems to become more resilient in the face of the climate crisis moving forward.

Past Events

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Integrating the Private Sector into National Child Health Programs and Reporting: A Webinar Series

The Private Sector Engagement, Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality of Care subgroups of the Child Health Task Force are hosting a three-part webinar series on integrating the private sector into national child health programming. This includes the health management information system (HMIS) and improving the quality of care of children and newborns in private facilities.

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Addressing Food Insecurity for Children through a Multisector Approach: Learning from Feed the Future Senegal Kawolor

The Child Health Task Force's Nutrition subgroup hosted a webinar to learn from the Feed the Future Senegal Kawolor project about their experience using a multi-sectoral approach to addressing food insecurity and undernutrition.

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Improving Quality of Newborn and Child Health Services in Private Facilities: Lessons from Manyata Project in India

The Quality of Care and Private Sector Engagement subgroups co-hosted a webinar to share lessons from the Manyata project about their experience with quality improvement in private facilities in India. Manyata is a quality improvement and quality assurance program for private sector childbirth facilities led by the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies in India (FOGSI).

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Forecasting of RMNCH Medical Products: Improving Quantification of Child Health Commodities

The Newborn and Child Health Commodities subgroup hosted a webinar to present the updated RMNCH forecasting supplement to assist program managers, service providers, and technical experts to conduct quantification of priority medicines for child health.

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Preventing Malnutrition in At-risk Children: ALIMA's Experience with Routine SQ-LNS in Niger

The Nutrition subgroup of the Child Health Task Force hosted a webinar to learn from The Alliance for International Action (ALIMA) about their experience implementing a lifesaving intervention for at-risk, malnourished children.

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Members' Meeting: Child Survival Action

The Child Health Task Force Secretariat hosted a members' meeting to share progress on the initiative to renew action for child survival. In 2020, preventable causes took the lives of nearly 2.7 million children aged from one month to 5 years.

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Child Survival Action: A roundtable discussion for accelerated progress towards 2030

WHO, UNICEF, USAID, GFF, Save the Children, PMNCH, the Child Health Task Force and the Ministries of Health from Sierra Leone and Tanzania hosted a roundtable to discuss a renewed commitment, investment and action for child survival, especially in the post-newborn, under-five period.

Find the recording, presentation slides, and event summary below.

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Providing Respectful Care for Newborns and Children: Lessons learned and opportunities for improved experience of care in healthcare settings

The Quality of Care subgroup of the Child Health Task Force and the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health hosted a webinar to highlight the need for improved providers’ competencies to ensure high quality, people-centered and responsive care is provided to newborns, children and their families.