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| Special Update

Meeting Children Where They Are: School Health & Nutrition in a Global Pandemic

Each year on November 20th we recognize World Children's Day, which celebrates the adoption by the UN General Assembly of both the Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Two school health experts have written their reflections in a blog post available on our website.

| Special Update

Understanding Child Health in the Context of COVID-19

Much of the published data and focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has been on adult patients, leaving behind a large knowledge gap for child health service providers and global partners assisting in the pandemic response. The body of information regarding clinical features of the coronavirus in children and adolescents is growing, but questions remain.

| Quarterly Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

In this issue we touch on the Steering Committee's virtual meeting held in September 2020; the annual members' survey; webinar data from COVID-19 resources; and the QoC/M&E subgroups' draft review of the pediatric quality of care indicators.

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

In this issue we highlight for you the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of children and some resources available for response efforts. In addition, we share news and resources on broader child health themes, including the USAID report on three country perspectives on child health leadership; the Lancet Commission report: A Future for Our World's Children; the final phase of the re-imagining technical assistance work; and a report on the subgroups.

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

The world has changed since our last newsletter. I trust that you are keeping safe and healthy and giving the best of yourselves in compassion and skills to the COVID-19 pandemic response at both family and professional levels. We are pleased to share with you our spring newsletter, highlighting the following: an update on the Re-imagining TA Project, our new LinkedIn group, updates from the Task Force's Steering Committee, the Task Force Subgroups' 2020 priorities. Be on the lookout and responsive to requests for information, resources, and updates on COVID-19.

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

We are excited to share the last newsletter of 2019. We're looking forward to 2020 and the opportunity it presents us to contribute to better health outcomes for children wherever we work. Happy holidays!

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our summer newsletter. In this issue we highlight the recent Task Force Steering Committee meeting, progress from the Re-imagining Technical Assistance project, updates on WHO's 2019 Essential Medicines List, and the Private Sector Engagement Subgroup. We are also delighted to introduce our newest subgroup to the Task Force: Newborn & Child Health Commodities.

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter! It's been a busy first quarter of 2019 and we're excited to share a few of the new activities and developments that are happening in our network. In this issue we highlight progress in the Redesigning Technical Assistance project, discuss WHO's death audit guidelines, and spotlight our M&E subgroup's recent activity in collaboration with the Child Health Accountability Tracking (CHAT) advisory group. We're also pleased to officially launch the French version of the Task Force website, which we hope will increase access to child health programming resources for our francophone colleagues around the world.