Upcoming Events

- | Online

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

- | Online

Showcasing a Toolkit for Institutionalizing iCCM

This CHTF webinar which took place on September 19th allowed participants to learn about the integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Toolkit.

- | Online

The Future of Counseling within GMP: A Learning Agenda to Shape Policy and Programming Priorities

In 178 countries worldwide, growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) continues to be an important entry point for preventive care and essential child health, nutrition, and development services. Given the varying levels of quality and success, country leadership and global teams are working to strengthen GMP.

- | Online

Giving Children the Best Start in Life: Resources, Experiences, and Lessons Learned from USAID Advancing Nutrition’s Work Integrating Nutrition, Responsive Care, and Early Learning

Children who receive a combination of feeding and care interventions have improved development outcomes. In the global push toward Sustainable Development Goals 2 (zero hunger), 3 (good health and well-being), and 4.2 (early childhood development), momentum is growing for integrating key components of the multi-sectoral Nurturing Care Framework, such as responsive care and early learning (RCEL), with nutrition programming through primary health care and community platforms.
- | Online

Improving Uptake of Amoxicillin and Gentamicin for Newborn and Child Health Health

Each year, more than 700,000 children under the age of five - 90% of them in 40 low- and middle-income countries - die from pneumonia and other treatable respiratory infections. Also, nearly 7 million babies under two months experience possible serious bacterial infections.
- | Online

2022 Drought Response: Action Against Hunger, Somalia's Experience

The Nutrition subgroup of the Child Health Task Force hosted a webinar to share the strategies and approaches used to address the drought crisis in Somalia. Action Against Hunger presented the challenges they faced, such as access to affected communities and the need for sustainable solutions.

- | Online

Country learnings and opportunities to advance pediatric quality of care

As part of efforts to strengthen implementation of maternal, newborn and child health quality of care, the Quality of Care Network and the Quality of Care subgroup of the Child Health Task Force started a new series of webinars on pediatric quality of care. The purpose of this series is to share opportunities, challenges, and recent advances in support of the implementation and monitoring of pediatric quality of care, and provide practical guidance to implementers.

- | Online

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.
- | Madrid, Spain

2nd Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia

The 2nd Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia built on the momentum for action generated by the first Global Forum in Barcelona in 2020, and pivoted political attention from COVID-19 to the specific government actions needed to reduce child pneumonia deaths.