Upcoming Events

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Announcing the Child Survival Action (CSA) Toolkit

The Child Survival Action (CSA) toolkit is a curated set of practical tools and resources designed to support county stakeholders, including policymakers, national and sub-national program managers, academics, professional associations, non-governmental organizations, and international agencies working towards improving child mortality outcomes in their national settings.

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Advancing lifecourse programming for child and adolescent health and wellbeing – routine scheduled well-child care visits

Over the past years, WHO and UNICEF have embarked on efforts to guide a comprehensive agenda and strategic shifts in maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health programming that would allow children to survive, thrive and develop their full potential.

Past Events

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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.

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Improving Uptake of Amoxicillin and Gentamicin: A three-part consultation

The Newborn and Child Health Commodities subgroup, chaired by USAID and UNICEF, hosted a series of consultative meetings on the availability and use of amoxicillin and gentamicin to treat pneumonia in children under 5.

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Multi-sectoral Approaches to Child Health: A discussion series

The Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup is hosting a discussion series to learn about and collect case studies on effective multi-sectoral approaches to child health programming. The session focused on evidence gathered during a literature review of multi-sector projects. The second session shared two programmatic case studies: 1. The McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Project in Honduras, and 2. Tiwalere II Project in Malawi.

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The Burden of Climate Change on Children: Addressing climate-related inequities in child health

The Child Health Task Force hosted a panel discussion on how to accelerate action for children at risk of dying from climate-related health conditions.

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Improving Quality of Nutrition MNCH Services: Global resources, opportunities & lessons from Ethiopia

The Quality of Care subgroup and the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health hosted a webinar to review the nutrition-specific components of the WHO standards for improving quality of facility-based care.

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Improving Treatment of Wasting in Children through iCCM

The iCCM and Nutrition subgroups of the Child Health Task Force hosted a webinar to share findings from a MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership report on policy, programmatic and operational learnings of integrating case management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) and iCCM.