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

Breakout Room 2 Recording Part 2

Recording of breakout room two (part two) on climate and child health in humanitarian settings during the webinar on May 4, 2022.

Event Materials | English | 2022

Breakout Room 2 Recording Part 1

Recording of breakout room two (part one) on climate and child health in humanitarian settings during the webinar on May 4, 2022.

Event Materials | English | 2022

Breakout Room 1 Recording

Recording of breakout room one on the climate-related risk factors for pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria during the webinar on May 4, 2022.

Presentation | English | 2022

Presentation Climate Effects on Child Health (NIH, Madagascar MOH, USAID BHC, WHO) - May 4, 2022

Presentation given during the Child Health Task Force hosted webinar "The Burden of Climate Change on Children: Addressing climate-related inequities in child health" on May 4, 2022.

Presentation Climate Effects on Child Health (NIH, Madagascar MOH, USAID BHC, WHO) - May 4, 20224.51 MB
Event Materials | 2022

Webinar Recording - May 4, 2022

Recording of webinar "The Burden of Climate Change on Children: Addressing climate-related inequities in child health" hosted by the Child Health Task Force on May 4, 2022.

Tool | English | 2022

School as a Platform to Control Malaria: The case for cross-sectoral investment

This infographic shares evidence for using schools as a platform for malaria prevention and control. It also identifies key malaria interventions that can be delivered through schools and the respective roles of the education and health sectors. This resource is intended for USAID Mission staff, including health and education officers, as well as implementing partners, ministries of health and education, and school administrators. 

Infographic on School as a Platform to Control Malaria39.02 MB
English | 2022

Nutrition Subgroup Terms of Reference

The Nutrition and Child Health Subgroup of the Child Health Task Force updated their terms of reference in March 2022.

Nutrition Subgroup Terms of Reference178.17 KB
Presentation | English | 2022

Subgroup Meeting Presentation (USAID, UNICEF, ORSZCA) - April 12, 2022

Presentation given during the Newborn and Child Health Commodities subgroup meeting on April 12, 2022 to update members on upcoming activities including the consultation on uptake of amoxicillin and gentamicin and partnership with the ORS/Zinc Co-pack Alliance. 

Subgroup Meeting Presentation (USAID, UNICEF, ORSZCA) - April 12, 20221.57 MB
English | 2022

Blog: Governments across Africa are rebuilding home-grown school feeding (HGSF) programs to help their recovery from the pandemic

The Brookings Institution published a blog on Africa Day of School Feeding which discusses the role of home-grown school feeding in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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