Resources

Welcome to the Child Health Task Force Resource Library. This database hosts a range of documents from agencies and organizations working on child health programming. When using the search function, please be as specific as possible. More specific search language will return the most appropriate results. Resources are available for download for further reading and can be sent via email or other social media platforms for ease of sharing.

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Event Materials | English | 2022

How to Make Better Policies for School Meals Webinar Recording

The OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate hosted a webinar on February 10, 2022 focused on how to overcome evidence gaps in food systems to support policy makers around the world develop better policies for food systems.

Tool | English | 2022

ADOLESCENT SCHOOL HEALTH & NUTRITION: INTERACTIVE DECISION TREES

This tool is designed to be interactive. Each decision tree is intended to be viewed as a holistic overview of the types of questions a practitioner might explore to strengthen the respective dimension of school health and nutrition. Practitioners can select which decision tree to explore by clicking on its respective box on the home page. Practitioners engage with the decision tree by answering each question. Once a practitioner selects ‘No,’ a text box appears to suggest actions to consider.

Report | English | 2022

School Health and Nutrition: Reach and Relevance for Adolescents

This brief summarizes the benefits to adolescent health and human capital formation that accrue from investments in health and nutrition interventions delivered through schools, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.

English | 2022

Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH) framework

UNESCO's Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH) framework presents a vision for collaboration between health and other sectors working on different aspects of human development such as safety from violence & crime, equity, inclusion, relief & development aid, social and sustainable development. As the partnership continued its work, the focus on access to schooling, attendance and educational attainment increased. 

Report | English | 2022

Steering Committee Meeting Report - December 15-16, 2021

Meeting report from the bi-annual Child Health Task Force Steering Committee meeting held on December 15 and 16, 2022. 

Steering Committee Meeting Report - December 15-16, 2021333.73 KB
Event Materials | English | Ethiopia | 2022

Webinar Recording - March 22, 2022

Recording from the webinar on March 22, 2022 hosted by the QoC subgroup and the QoC Network: Improving Quality of Nutrition MNCH Services. 

Presentation | English | Ethiopia | 2022

QoC Nutrition MNCH Presentation (MOMENTUM, Save, MOH Ethiopia) - March 22, 2022

Presentation made during webinar hosted by QoC subgroup and QoC Network on March 22, 2022: Improving Quality of Nutrition MNCH Services. Presentations by MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership, Ministry of Health Ethiopia, and Save the Children Ethiopia.

QoC Nutrition MNCH Presentation (MOMENTUM, Save, MOH Ethiopia) - March 22, 20226.92 MB
Journal Article | English | Ghana | 2022

Eligibility for the use of ready-made spectacles among children in a school-based programme in Ghana

Journal article published in PLOS Global Public Health on January 27, 2022.

Event Materials | English | 2022

iCCM Toolkit Meeting Recording - January 12, 2022

Recording of iCCM subgroup meeting on January 12, 2022, to discussion plans for developing an updated toolkit for institutionalizing iCCM.

Presentation | English | 2022

CMAM/iCCM Integration Presentation (MOMENTUM) - February 8, 2022

Presentation given during the webinar hosted by the iCCM and Nutrition subgroups of the Child Health Task Force on February 8, 2022, Improving Treatment of Wasting in Children through iCCM. MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership presented findings from a report on policy, programmatic and operational implications of integrating CMAM and iCCM.

CMAM/iCCM Integration Presentation (MOMENTUM) - February 8, 20222.07 MB
Presentation | English | 2022

Webinar Recording - February 8, 2022

Recording of webinar hosted by the iCCM and Nutrition subgroups on February 8, 2022, Improving Treatment of Wasting in Children through iCCM.

English | 2022

Terms of Reference - Digital Health and Innovations Subgroup, January 2022

Terms of Reference for the Digital Health and Innovations subgroup of the Child Health Task Force, updated January 2022.

Terms of Reference - Digital Health and Innovations Subgroup, January 2022122.43 KB
Event Materials | English | India | 2022

Webinar Recording - January 20, 2022

Recording from the Quality of Care webinar on January 20, 2022 on Improving quality of care through capacity building and data-informed decisions in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Presentation | English | India | 2022

QoC Improvement Uttar Pradesh Presentation (NHM, UP-TSU) - January 20, 2022

Presentation given at the Quality of Care subgroup webinar on January 20, 2022 on Improving quality of care through capacity building and data-informed decisions in Uttar Pradesh, India. Speakers included colleagues from the Uttar Pradesh National Health Mission and the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit, University of Manitoba.

QoC Improvement Uttar Pradesh Presentation (NHM, UP-TSU) - January 20, 202210.76 MB
Presentation | English | 2022

ORSZCA Launch Presentation - January 19, 2022

Presentation given during the Child Health Task Force hosted webinar to launch the ORS/Zinc Co-pack Alliance on January 19, 2022. Presentations by Save the Children India and the ORSZCA co-chairs on their work plan. 

ORSZCA Launch Presentation - January 19, 20225 MB
Presentation | English | 2022

Members' Meeting Presentation - January 13, 2022

Presentation given during the members' meeting convened by the Secretariat on January 13, 2022. The presentation includes an overview of the annual pulse check survey results, the Task Force's five-year strategic plan, and an introduction to the Child Survival Action Plan.

Members' Meeting Presentation - January 13, 2022564.13 KB
Report | English | Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Rwanda, Uganda | 2022

USAID Advancing Nutrition Country Profiles to Improve Early Childhood Development

Recognizing that early childhood is a critical stage of human development, and policy makers need information on gaps and opportunities in programming within countries, USAID Advancing Nutrition developed country profiles for Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Rwanda, and Uganda that gather and present country-level data, policies, and programs focused on improving nutrition and early childhood development outcomes through the provision of nurturing care.

Presentation | English | 2022

iCCM Toolkit Presentation (PMI Impact Malaria) - January 12, 2022

Presentation given during the iCCM subgroup meeting on January 12, 2022 to discuss the development of an iCCM toolkit for institutionalization and hear feedback from the members. 

iCCM Toolkit Presentation (PMI Impact Malaria) - January 12, 20221.45 MB
Presentation | English | 2022

Amoxicillin & gentamicin access presentation (USAID, UNICEF, R4D) - January 11, 2022

Presentation given during commodities meeting on January 11, 2022 focused on gathering evidence on the uptake of amoxicillin and gentamicin for newborns and children.

Amoxicillin & gentamicin access presentation (USAID, UNICEF, R4D) - January 11, 20221.06 MB
Action Plan | English | 2020-2021

COVID-19 Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy

This strategy is designed to support risk communication, community engagement (RCCE) staff working with national health authorities, as well as other partners, to develop, implement and monitor an effective action plan for communicating effectively with the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accessible on UNICEF's website.

COVID-19 Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy1.08 MB