Resources

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Event Materials | English | 2022

Subgroup Meeting Recording - November 28, 2022

Recording of the Child Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings subgroup to introduce the new leadership and brainstorm how to revitalize the group on November 28, 2022.

Presentation | English | 2022

Session 1 Heatwaves Presentation (UNICEF, AAP, LSHTM) - November 10, 2022

Presentation given during the first session of the series co-hosted by UNICEF and the Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup of the Child Health Task Force. This session on November 10, 2022 focused on UNICEF's new heatwaves report and the impacts on children.

Session 1 Heatwaves Presentation (UNICEF, AAP, LSHTM) - November 10, 20228.31 MB
Presentation | English | 2022

Session 1 Heatwaves Recording - November 10, 2022

Recording of session 1 of the series co-hosted by UNICEF and the Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on adapting health systems to protect children from the impacts of climate change. The first session on November 10, 2022 focused on the new UNICEF heatwaves report.

English | Malawi, India | 2022

Nutrition Commodities Webinar Presentation (UNICEF, Malawi MOH, Action Against Hunger India) - November 9, 2022

Presentations given by UNICEF, Malawi Ministry of Health, and Action Against Hunger India during the webinar co-hosted by the Nutrition and Commodities subgroups of the Child Health Task Force on November 9, 2022.

Nutrition Commodities Webinar Presentation (UNICEF, Malawi MOH, Action Against Hunger India) - November 9, 20222.7 MB
Event Materials | English | Malawi, India | 2022

Nutrition Commodities Webinar Recording - November 9, 2022

Recording of webinar hosted by the Nutrition and Commodities subgroups of the Child Health Task Force on November 9, 2022 about including nutrition commodities in the WHO EML and national medicines lists, with a focus on Malawi and India.

Presentation | French | 2022

Outils numériques pour la qualité des soins présentation FR - 4 octobre, 2022

Présentation pour le webinaire co-organisé par les sous-groupes Qualité des soins et Santé numérique et Innovations de Groupe du travail sur la santé de l'enfant le 4 octobre, 2022.

Outils numériques pour la qualité des soins présentation FR - 4 octobre, 20224.41 MB
Tool | English | Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan | 2022

Child Health Spotlights

The Child Health Spotlights provide key data on the three pillars of primary health care to show where urgent action is needed to protect, prevent, diagnose and treat the leading causes of child deaths. UNICEF and Save the Children collaborated to share 15 country profiles, easy-to-access datasets designed to help inform policy and decision-making at a national and global level. 

Presentation | English | 2022

CHAIN Study Presentation - October 19, 2022

Presentation given during the Child Health Task Force webinar discussing findings from the Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition (CHAIN) Network study on October 19, 2022.

CHAIN Study Presentation - October 19, 20223.34 MB
Event Materials | English | 2022

CHAIN Study Webinar Recording - October 19, 2022

Recording of Child Health Task Force webinar discussing findings from the Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition (CHAIN) Network study on October 19, 2022.

Presentation | English | 2022

Digital Tools for Quality Care Presentation (UNICEF, Pathfinder) - October 4, 2022

Presentation given during the webinar co-hosted by the Digital Health and Innovations and Quality of Care subgroups of the Child Health Task Force on October 4, 2022.

Digital Tools for Quality Care Presentation (UNICEF, Pathfinder) - October 4, 20224.39 MB
Event Materials | English | 2022

Digital Tools for Quality Care Recording - October 4, 2022

Recording of the Digital Health & Innovations and Quality of Care subgroups' webinar on digital tools for improving quality care for children on October 4, 2022.

Report | English | Honduras, Malawi | 2022

A Review of Child Focused Multisectoral Programming in Africa and Latin America

This paper presents findings from a literature review and two case studies (The Honduras McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Project and the Malawi Tiwalere II Project) commissioned by the Child Health Task Force between November 2021 to August 2022 to inform the multisectoral approach to child health programming. The findings include successes and failures in implementing multisectoral action for children and lessons learned from collaborating across sectors.

A Review of Child Focused Multisectoral Programming in Africa and Latin America695.46 KB
Tool | English | 2022

Critical Shifts for Re-imagining TA and Capacity Strengthening - September 2022

Co-created by local stakeholders in the DRC and Nigeria and refined and validated during the phase two co-creation process, the critical shifts are a bridge between the identified challenges of current TA and capacity strengthening approaches and the vision for the future.

Critical Shifts for Re-imagining TA and Capacity Strengthening - September 2022834.51 KB
Journal Article | English | 2022

Exploring system drivers of gender inequity in development assistance for health and opportunities for action

Gates Open Research journal article sharing findings from phase two of the Re-imagining Technical Assistance project with a focus on gender equity

Journal Article | English | 2022

Critical barriers to sustainable capacity strengthening in global health: a systems perspective on development assistance

Gates Open Research journal article sharing findings from phase two of the Re-imagining Technical Assistance project

Tool | English | 2022

Six System Syndromes: Systematic Barriers to Achieving the Gender Equity in Technical Assistance for Health

These syndromes were mapped as part of the two-phase Re-imagining Technical Assistance project. In the second phase, the Inter-agency Working Group (The Gates Foundation, USAID, and The World Bank) along with a diverse group of stakeholders from across 13 countries came together to explore and map how donor structures, processes, and norms pose challenges to achieving the critical shifts.

Six System Syndromes: Systematic Barriers to Achieving the Gender Equity in Technical Assistance for Health465.12 KB
Tool | English | 2022

Nine System Syndromes: Systematic Barriers to Achieving the Critical Shifts for Capacity Strengthening

These syndromes were mapped as part of the two-phase Re-imagining Technical Assistance project. In the second phase, the Inter-agency Working Group (The Gates Foundation, USAID, and The World Bank) along with a diverse group of stakeholders from across 13 countries came together to explore and map how donor structures, processes, and norms pose challenges to achieving the critical shifts. Based on these insights, we identified nine system syndromes which represent systemic barriers to achieving the critical shifts. 

Nine System Syndromes: Systematic Barriers to Achieving the Critical Shifts for Capacity Strengthening483.65 KB
Tool | English | 2022

The Principles Framework: 20 Principles for Good Technical Assistance

As part of the Re-imagining Technical Assistance project (2018-2021), co-creation teams in the DRC and Nigeria developed design principles for good technical TA, which were synthesized and organized into a framework of four domains of change. Each domain of change included a set of design principles that address underlying issues while recommending actions for change. During the second phase of this initiative, these principles were updated to leverage insights from the system mapping co-creation process.

The Principles Framework: 20 Principles for Good Technical Assistance153.83 KB
Presentation | English | 2022

Multi-sectoral Approaches Session 4 Presentation - September 20, 2022

Presentation slides from the final session of Multi-sectoral Approaches to Child Health discussion series hosted by the Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup.

Multi-sectoral Approaches Session 4 Presentation - September 20, 2022438.95 KB
Event Materials | English | 2022

Multi-sectoral Approaches Session 4 Recording - September 20, 2022

Recording of the final session in the Multi-sectoral Approaches to Child Health discussion series hosted by the Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup.