Upcoming 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.

Past Events

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Translating Data into Better Health for Children: Lessons from the CODES Project in Uganda

The Child Health Task Force hosted a webinar to share lessons from the Community and District-management Empowerment for Scale-up (CODES) project in Uganda. The CODES study was a randomized controlled trial showing how the use of data for evidence-based planning, district health management training and community empowerment can strengthen health systems and deliver better child health outcomes.

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Sick Child Feeding and Care Practices: Sharing findings from an MCGL report in 16 African countries

The Nutrition and Child Health subgroup hosted a webinar to share findings from a report by USAID's MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) project on sick child feeding in 16 African countries. The report investigates caregivers' practices and health providers' support for nutrition counseling during and after childhood illness.

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Community Health Worker Experiences and Perceptions: Findings from a PATH-MACEPA survey of CHWs in Zambia

The Institutionalizing iCCM subgroup hosted a webinar to present findings from a survey of community health workers' experiences in Zambia. As part of an effort to better understand the community workforce providing malaria community care management (CCM) and surveillance in Zambia, the PATH Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa (MACEPA) along with Tulane University conducted the survey in 2019.

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Multisectoral Collaboration for Children: Sharing findings on operationalizing school health and nutrition

The Re-imagining the Package of Care subgroup hosted a webinar to share findings from a Child Health Task Force-commissioned report on operationalizing school health and nutrition investments.

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Panel Discussion: Early Childhood Education and Nutrition

The Nutrition subgroup of the Child Health Task Force hosted a panel discussion with three experts on evidence and programmatic lessons on early childhood development (ECD) and nutrition.

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Governance in Global Health: Achieving Impact and Sustainability for Integrated Community Case Management

The Institutionalizing iCCM subgroup of the Child Health Task Force hosted a webinar on lessons learned and key challenges to governance in community case management. The presentation by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, MESA Alliance, shared findings from a study recently published in the BMJ Global Health. Four themes were identified which characterize the challenges in coordination and development of iCCM:

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Improving Health Worker Performance: Lessons from a Global Review of Programs & Malawi's Experience and Learning

The Quality of Care (QoC) subgroup of the Child Health Task Force co-hosted a webinar with the Network for Improving QoC for MNCH on improving health worker performance. The first presentation shared evidence and guidance emerging from a global review on the effectiveness of interventions to improve health worker performance in LMICs.

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Engaging the Private Sector in High Quality Neonatal and Child Health Care

The Private Sector Engagement subgroup hosted a webinar to share key lessons from the Nepal experience engaging the private sector, quality interventions that go beyond training, and practical steps for implementers and governments. The presentation shared four pillars for effective private sector engagement including 1. Improving the enabling environment, 2. Improving knowledge and clinical capacity, 3. Continuously strengthening practices, and 4.