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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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
Journal Article | English | Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2021

Country perspectives on improving technical assistance in the health sector

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

Report | English | 2021

World Food Programme Reviews of School-based Health and Nutrition Interventions in Eastern, Southern, and Western Africa

Evidence reviews of school health and nutrition interventions commissioned by the World Food Programme (WFP) Regional Offices in East and Central Africa (WFP Regional Bureau Nairobi), Southern Africa (WFP Regional Bureau Johannesburg), and West Africa (WFP Regional Bureau Dakar). The reports were prepared by the Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR) and published in July 2021.

Journal Article | English | 2021

How do community health workers institutionalise: An analysis of Brazil’s CHW programme

This Global Public Health article offers three contributions to the literature: the development and application of an analytical framework to consider the institutionalisation process of CHWs; a historical analysis of the professional institutionalisation of CHW in Brazil; and the identification of the paradoxes that such institutionalisation faces: firstly, institutionalisation focused on improving CHW remuneration created difficulties in hiring and paying these professionals; when CHW are incorporated within state bureaucracy they start to lose their autonomy as communit

Journal Article | English | 2021

Integrated community case management of childhood illness in low‐ and middle‐income countries

This Cochrane Review aimed to assess the effects of integrated community case management (iCCM) for children under‐five in low‐ and middle‐income countries. The review authors collected and analysed all relevant studies to answer this question and found seven studies.

Journal Article | English | 2021

Does integrated community case management (iCCM) target health inequities and treatment delays?

This article co-authored by the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis and Malaria Consortium presents evidence from an analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys data from 21 countries in the period 2010 to 2018.

Journal Article | English | 2021

Continuity of Community-Based Healthcare Provision During COVID-19: A Multi-Country Interrupted Time Series Analysis

Analysis of continuity of essential services in several “well-supported” CHW programs, which include iCCM

Report | English | 2021

Policy, Program, and Operational Learnings Report of iCCM/CMAM Integration

USAID-funded MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership developed this report in September 2021 to share learnings and programmatic experiences of integrating community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) and integrated community case management (iCCM). The report presents key findings from a literature review of peer-reviewed articles, technical documents, program reports, consultative meeting proceedings, and global and national guidelines that focus on integrating these strategies.

Event Materials | English | 2021

Webinar Recording - October 19, 2021

Recording of webinar hosted by the Re-imagining the Package of Care subgroup to share findings from a Child Health Task Force-commissioned report on operationalizing school health and nutrition investments.

English | 2021

Food for Education evidence for school feeding programs

School meals are an effective way to keep children in school and learning while there. Food for Education delivers subsidized school meals to primary schools, sourcing ingredients from local farmers and preparing meals in central kitchens to ensure all meals meet food safety standards. Schools that partner with Food for Education perform statistically better on national education exams than non-enrolled schools.

Report | English | 2021

Monitoring Adolescent School Health and Nutrition Programs and Interventions Answering The Why, What, Who, and How

This brief provides broad guidance aimed at supporting the development and implementation of monitoring mechanisms within school health and nutrition programs supported by World Bank lending.