Webinar on the WHO Child Health Redesign: A New Agenda for Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

décembre 9, 2020 - décembre 9, 2020

Hosted by the Child Health Task Force in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF colleagues, this webinar featured an update on the WHO Child Heath Redesign. The first presentation by Wilson Were focused on the overall framework for the redesign including strategic shifts in child and adolescent programming, the importance of a life-course approach, and examples of intersectional collaborations. The following presenters discussed the ongoing streams of work in specific areas including health promoting schools, early childhood development, home-based records and community platforms. The Q&A discussion allowed participants to share feedback on the vision and strategy presented. 

Moderated by:

  • Dyness Kasungami-Matoba, Senior Child Health Advisor & Project Director, Child Health Task Force Secretariat


  • Wilson Were, Medical Officer, Child Health Services, WHO
    • Overview of the Child Health Redesign framework
  • Valentina Baltag, Team Lead, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, WHO
    • Health promoting schools 
  • Anayda Portela, Technical Officer, Maternal Health, WHO
    • Home-based records
  • ​​​​​​​Anne Detjen, Health Specialist, UNICEF
    • Integrated platforms for community action