Resources

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Presentation | English | Ethiopia, Colombia | 2021

MAMI Care Pathway Webinar Slides (LSHTM, GOAL Global, Save the Children) - May 6, 2021

Presentation from the webinar Caring for Small & Nutritionally At-Risk Infants and their Mothers: MAMI Care Pathway experiences from Ethiopia & Colombia hosted by the Nutrition subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on May 6, 2021. The presentation featured members of the MAMI Global Network who shared about the MAMI approach and lessons learned from implementing this approach in Ethiopia and Colombia. The presenters were from the LSHTM, GOAL Global, Ethiopia and Save the Children, Colombia.

MAMI Care Pathway Webinar Slides (LSHTM, GOAL Global, Save the Children) - May 6, 20216.42 MB
Presentation | English | | 2021

PMI IM and iCCM Subgroup Kickoff Meeting Presentation (L. Barat, Impact Malaria) - April 30, 2021

Presentation slides for the Institutionalizing iCCM subgroup meeting on April 30, 2021, to launch the collaboration with President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria (IM) on an institutionalizing iCCM toolkit and webpage.

PMI IM and iCCM Subgroup Kickoff Meeting Presentation (L. Barat, Impact Malaria) - April 30, 20212.74 MB
Meeting Minutes | English | | 2021

CHEHS Meeting Notes - Feb 25, 2021

Meeting minutes from the bi-monthly Child Health Task Force's CHEHS subgroup meeting held on February 25, 2021. 

CHEHS Meeting Notes - Feb 25, 2021175.1 KB
Presentation | English | Mozambique, Nepal | 2021

Access to MNCH Products through Registration Presentation (USAID MTaPS) - April, 2021

Presentation given during the Newborn and Child Health Commodities webinar on April 27, 2021, titled "Improving Access to MNCH Products through Strengthening Registration." The presentation highlighted the gaps and challenges in registration of MNCH medical commodities from a nine-country study, focusing on Mozambique and Nepal. Presenters from USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) program, both global and country offices, shared key findings and experiences.

Access to MNCH Products through Registration Presentation (USAID MTaPS) - April, 20212.55 MB
| English | | 2021

Institutionalizing iCCM Subgroup Terms of Reference 2021

Updated Terms of Reference for the Institutionalizing iCCM subgroup of the Child Health Task Force founded in 2018 and revised in January 2021 following a consultation with subgroup members. 

Institutionalizing iCCM Subgroup Terms of Reference 2021162.13 KB
Guide | | Pakistan | 2020

Pakistan Ministry of National Health Services, Management of COVID-19 in Children

These clinical guidelines for the management of COVID-19 in children were published on July 7, 2020 by the Government of Pakistan, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination. They can be accessed on the Ministry's website here and within their library of COVID-19 guidelines here.

National Guidelines Management of COVID-19 in Children: Pakistan Ministry of National Health Services1.72 MB
Presentation | English | Kenya, Ghana | 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: Availability & Implications for Children Presentation (WHO, Kenya MoH and Ghana Health Service, 2021)

Presentation slides from the 10th webinar in the series Understanding Child Health in the Context of COVID-19, hosted by the Implementation Science subgroup on April 13, 2021. The webinar addressed the current status of COVID-19 vaccine availability and implications for children globally, including lessons learned from Kenya and Ghana national roll-outs. Presenters included Dr. Ann Lindstrand (Unit Head of The Expanded Programme on Immunization, WHO Geneva), Dr. Ombeva O. COVID-19 Vaccines: Availability & Implications for Children Presentation (WHO, Kenya MoH and Ghana Health Service, 2021)7.02 MB

Presentation | English | Malawi | 2021

Malawi assessment tools for MNCH pediatric QoC Standards Presentation

Presentation given by the Quality Management Directorate at the Ministry of Health Malawi during a webinar co-hosted by the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the Quality of Care subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on March 9, 2021. The presentation shared Malawi's assessment tool to measure adherence to the maternal, newborn and child health pediatric quality of care standards. 

Malawi assessment tools for MNCH pediatric QoC Standards Presentation (Malawi MOH) - March 9, 20211.12 MB
Presentation | English, French | Kenya, Ghana | 2021

QI Principles & Approaches Webinar Presentation (Hill, Sodzi-Tettey, Agweyu & English) - March 22, 2021

Presentation slides (in French and English) from QoC subgroup webinar on Quality Improvement (QI) Principles and Approaches on March 22, 2021. The presenters were as follows: Kathleen Hill (MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership/Jhpiego), Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey (Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Ghana), Ambrose Agweyu (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya), and Mike English (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme). 

QI Principles & Approaches Webinar Presentation (Hill, Sodzi-Tettey, Agweyu & English) - March 22, 20215.02 MB
Journal Article | English | | 2021

Climate change and child health: a scoping review and an expanded conceptual framework

This scoping review on the effects of climate change on child health is published in the Lancet: Planetary Health Vol. 5, March 2021. You can also access the full text online at this link.

Climate change and child health: a scoping review and an expanded conceptual framework483.1 KB
Report | French | Nigeria | 2021

Ré-imaginer l’assistance technique pour la santé maternelle, néonatale et infantile et le renforcement des systèmes de santé: Étude de cas du Nigeria

Cette étude de cas pays présente les expériences et les enseignements tirés au Nigeria dans le cadre du projet Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening (RTA), en se concentrant particulièrement sur les processus de conception centrée sur l'humain et de réflexion systémique. RTA était une initiative financée par la Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates et mise en œuvre par la Child Health Task Force, qui est gérée par JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Ré-imaginer l'AT pour la SMNI et le renforcement des systèmes de santé: Étude de cas du Nigeria848.01 KB

Report | English | Nigeria | 2021

Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening: Nigeria Country Case Study

This country case study captures experiences and lessons learned in Nigeria from the Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening (RTA) project, particularly focusing on the RTA processes of human-centered design and systems thinking. RTA was an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by the Child Health Task Force, which is managed by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. The project took place in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo from March 2018 to September 2020.

Re-Imagining TA for MNCH and Health Systems Strengthening: Nigeria Country Case Study788.96 KB
Report | French | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2021

Ré-imaginer l’assistance technique pour la santé maternelle, néonatale et infantile et le renforcement des systèmes de santé: Étude de cas de la RDC

Cette étude de cas pays présente les expériences et les enseignements tirés en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) dans le cadre du projet Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening (RTA), en se concentrant particulièrement sur le processus de co-création et ses produits. RTA était une initiative financée par la Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates et mise en œuvre par la Child Health Task Force, qui est gérée par JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Ré-imaginer l'AT pour la SMNI et le renforcement des systèmes de santé: Étude de cas de la RDC1.16 MB

Report | English | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2021

Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening: DRC Country Case Study

This country case study captures experiences and lessons learned in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from the Re-Imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening (RTA) project, particularly focusing on the co-creation process and its outputs. RTA was an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by the Child Health Task Force, which is managed by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. The project took place in the DRC and Nigeria from March 2018 to September 2020.

Re-Imagining TA for MNCH and Health Systems Strengthening: DRC Country Case Study1.15 MB
Meeting Minutes | | | 2021

Nurturing Care Handbook Review Meeting Notes - March 12, 2021

Meeting minutes from the Nurturing Care Handbook review meeting held on March 12, 2021 and led by the M&E and PSE subgroups of the Child Health Task Force in collaboration with the ENAP metrics working group. The notes capture additional comments made by members at the meeting on strategic actions 4 & 5 of the handbook. 

Nurturing Care Handbook Review Meeting Notes - March 12, 202165.08 KB
Presentation | English | | 2021

Nurturing Care Handbook Review Presentation (M&E & PSE subgroups and WHO) - March 12, 2021

Presentation slides of consolidated feedback on the Nurturing Care Handbook strategic actions 4 & 5 from the M&E and PSE subgroups of the Child Health Task Force and the ENAP metrics working group. Presented at the review meeting on March 12, 2021. 

Nurturing Care Handbook Review Presentation (M&E & PSE subgroups and WHO) - March 12, 20211.57 MB
| English | | 2021

Childhood in the Time of COVID: U.S. Complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)

Childhood in the Time of COVID represents the U.S. complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 published by Save the Children and accessible on our website here. This report ranks all 50 states based on three factors that make American kids' lives increasingly challenging during COVID-19: hunger, lack of tools for remote learning, and trouble making ends meet. 

Childhood in the Time of COVID: U.S. Complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)2.04 MB
Report | English | | 2021

The Toughest Places to Be a Child: Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)

Save the Children's fifth annual Childhood Report compares data from the End of Childhood Index which assesses hardships faced by children across 186 countries. Save the Children believes that every child has a right to childhood, as defined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the ChildThe End of Childhood Index tracks "childhood enders," including events such as a child dies, malnutrition permanently impairs a c The Toughest Places to Be a Child: Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)4.35 MB

Report | | | 2020

Protect a Generation: The impact of COVID-19 on children's lives (Save the Children, 2020)

Save the Children conducted a survey of children and their caregivers to give voice to the indirect impacts of COVID-19 on child health and wellbeing. The findings, presented in this report, represent 25,000 respondents (including 8,000 children) from 37 countries across the globe. Along with this report, Save the Children published six thematic briefs on the Hidden Impact of COVID-19 on Children which can be found on their website here. Protect a Generation: The impact of COVID-19 on children's lives (Save the Children, 2020)3.85 MB

Presentation | English | | 2021

GFF Opportunities for Malaria iCCM Subgroup Presentation (M. Miles & T. Bracken, RBM) - February 11, 2021

Presentation slides by Tara Bracken and Melody Miles, presented at the iCCM Subgroup webinar hosted on February 11, 2021. The webinar shared highlights from The Global Financing Facility Guide for National Malaria Programs developed by RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The presentation includes background information about the GFF's purpose and function along with opportunities for engagement for malaria & iCCM programs. 

GFF Opportunities for Malaria iCCM Subgroup Presentation (M. Miles & T. Bracken, RBM) - February 11, 202110.64 MB