Events

Upcoming Events

Currently there are no upcoming events scheduled.

Past Events

- | 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.

- | Online

Members' Meeting: Virtual Conference

The Secretariat hosted a Child Health Task Force members meeting on April 19, 2023, in French and English, to share updates on planning for the virtual conference: Accelerating progress towards the 2030 SDGs - Reducing inequities in child health. The presentation reviewed the conference objectives, thematic tracks, draft agenda, received abstracts and next steps. Participants then asked questions and discussed member involvement in the conference.

- | Online

Global Launch of the Nurturing Care Handbook and Practice Guide

The global launch of the Nurturing Care Handbook and Practice Guide was co-hosted by the World Health Organization and UNICEF in collaboration with the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, the Quality of Care subgroup of the Child Health Task Force, and the Early Childhood Development Action Network.

- | Online

Child Health Task Force Members' Meeting

The Child Health Task Force held a meeting with its members on March 16, 2023. The purpose was to share the feedback from the members’ survey and the Child Survival Action blueprint for advocacy

- | Online

Ready to Learn and Thrive Sharing the School Health and Nutrition Global Status Report

The Child Health Task Force, UNESCO, and the Research Consortium for School Health and Nutrition hosted a webinar to mark the publication of the joint report, Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition around the World (highlights here).