Resources

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Guide | English | 2021

ANALYSING AND USING ROUTINE DATA TO MONITOR THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON ESSENTIAL HEALTH SERVICES

Interim guidance developed by the World Health Organization for national and subnational decision-makers to monitor the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on routine essential health services. This guide supports WHO's Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the COVID-19 context.

Analysing and Using Routine Data to Monitor the Effects of COVID-19 on Essential Health Services1.03 MB
Guide | English | 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination: Supply and logistics guidance

WHO guidance for countries on how to develop their COVID-19 vaccine supply chain strategies and how to safely design, implement, and improve upon their vaccine distributions. Also accessible on the WHO website.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Supply and logistics guidance919.04 KB
Tool | English | 2021

COVID-19’s Impact on Health Product Supply- Assessment & Recommendations

This document is regularly updated by the Global Fund to contain their most recent assessment of COVID-19's impact on core health product supplies and recommendations for implementing partners on how to manage the impact. Also accessible on the Global Fund's website.

COVID-19’s Impact on Health Product Supply- Assessment & Recommendations110.07 KB
Guide | English | 2021

WHO’s Emergency Global Supply Chain System (COVID-19) catalogue

This catalogue lists all medical devices, including personal protective equipment, medical equipment, medical consumables, single use devices, laboratory and test-related devices that may be requested through the COVID-19 Supply Portal. Accessible on the WHO website.

WHO’s Emergency Global Supply Chain System (COVID-19) catalogue339.45 KB
Guide | English | 2021

The role of community health workers in COVID-19 vaccination: Implementation support guide

 This guide developed by the WHO outlines roles and opportunities for CHWs in national vaccination plans. Also accessible on the WHO website.

The role of community health workers in COVID-19 vaccination: Implementation support guide451.73 KB
Guide | English | 2021

Clinical Management of COVID-19 - Interim Guidance

This WHO guidance document is intended for clinicians caring for COVID-19 patients during all phases of their disease (i.e.

Clinical Management of COVID-19 - Interim Guidance2.38 MB
Presentation | English | Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania | 2021

ECD & Nutrition Panel Presentation (SickKids, WVI, CRS) - July 29, 2021

Presentation slides from the panel discussion, Early Childhood Development and Nutrition: Experiences promoting holistic nurturing care in nutrition services, hosted by the Nutrition subgroup on July 29, 2021. The speakers were: Allison Daniel (SickKids), Colleen Emary (World Vision International), and Elena McEwan (Catholic Relief Services)

ECD & Nutrition Panel Presentation (SickKids, WVI, CRS) - July 29, 20217.63 MB
Presentation | English | Mozambique | 2021

Lifelong Care for Children Session Three Presentation (NCDI Poverty Network) - July 9, 2021

Presentation shared during the third session of the series on Lifelong Care for Children with Chronic Conditions co-hosted by the Re-imagining the Package of Care subgroup of the Task Force and UNICEF on July 9, 2021. These slides include an introduction and overview of the series followed by a presentation by Dr. Ana Mocumbi on the PEN Plus model as an integrated package of NCD care for children, and finally a summary and take home messages from the series.

Lifelong Care for Children Session Three Presentation (NCDI Poverty Network) - July 9, 20214.33 MB
Presentation | English | 2021

CHEHS Meeting Presentation - July 8, 2021

Presentation shared during the Child Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings subgroup meeting on July 8, 2021. Reviews work plan updates and plans for a webinar series on child and newborn health in humanitarian settings in the context of COVID-19.

CHEHS Meeting Presentation - July 8, 20212.21 MB
Presentation | English | 2021

iCCM Governance Presentation (ISGlobal, Allen) - June 29, 2021

Presentation from the webinar hosted by the iCCM subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on June 29, 2021: Governance in Global Health: Achieving impact and sustainability through integrated community case management. The speaker and author of the slides is Dr. Koya Allen (MESA Scientific Officer, Barcelona Institute for Global Health). The session was moderated by subgroup co-chairs Mr. Humphreys Nsona (Malawi MOH) and Anne Linn (PMI/USAID).

iCCM Governance Presentation (ISGlobal, Allen) - June 29, 20213.74 MB
Presentation | English, French | 2021

QoC Quarterly Meeting Presentation - June 28, 2021

Presentation slides (in French and English) from the QoC subgroup quarterly meeting held on June 28, 2021.

Présentation (en français et en anglais) de la réunion trimestrielle du sous-groupe QdS tenue le 28 juin 2021.

QoC Quarterly Meeting Presentation - June 28, 2021653.83 KB
Presentation | English | Botswana, Ghana | 2021

Lifelong Care for Children Session Two Presentation (KATH, KNUST, PCI, University of Sydney) - June 25, 2021

Presentation slides from the second discussion in the series on Lifelong Care for Children with Chronic Conditions hosted by the Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup on June 25, 2021. Presentations by Thandi Tumelo (PCI, Bostwana), Dr. Vivian Paintsil (KATH/KNUST, Ghana), and Graham Ogle (Life for a Child).

Lifelong Care for Children Session Two Presentation (KATH, KNUST, Life for a Child, PCI) - June 25, 20215.97 MB
Event Materials | English | Malawi | 2021

Webinar Q&A: Improving Health Worker Performance - June 15, 2021

Questions and answers from the webinar, Improving Health Worker Performance: Lessons from a Global Review of Programs & Malawi's Experience and Learning, co-hosted by the QoC Network and QoC subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on June 15, 2021. Questions were posed by participants during the webinar in the chat box and the speakers - Dr. Alex Rowe (Global Fund) and Dr. Owen Musopole (MOH Malawi) - responded offline to the questions that were not addressed during the event.

Webinar Q&A: Improving Health Worker Performance62.51 KB
Presentation | English | Malawi | 2021

Improving Health Worker Performance Presentation (Global Fund, Malawi MOH) - June 15, 2021

Presentation slides from the webinar, Improving Health Worker Performance: Lessons from a global review of programs & Malawi's experience and learning, co-hosted by the QoC subgroup and QoC Network on June 15, 2021. Presentations by Dr. Alex Rowe (The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria) and Dr. Owen Musopole (Ministry of Health and Population Malawi). 

Improving Health Worker Performance Presentation (Global Fund, Malawi MOH, 2021)3.52 MB
Meeting Minutes | English | 2021

SPA Child Health Indicators Review Meeting Notes - June 3, 2021

Meeting minutes from the M&E subgroup meeting on June 3, 2021 to discuss feedback on the Service Provision Assessment (SPA) child health indicators prioritization.

SPA Child Health Indicators Review Meeting Notes - June 3, 2021105.69 KB
Presentation | English | 2021

SPA Child Health Indicators Review Presentation - June 3, 2021

Presentation summarizing feedback from a consultation of M&E subgroup members (May 27 through June 3, 2021) on prioritizing 74 of the Service Provision Assessment (SPA) child health indicators. The slides were presented to subgroup members on June 3, 2021 and the feedback from the consultation survey and meeting synthesized and shared with the SPA team on June 7, 2021.

SPA Child Health Indicators Review Presentation - June 3, 2021463.26 KB
Event Materials | English | Bangladesh, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda | 2021

Q&A Oxygen Services Webinar - May 12, 2021

Questions and answers from the QoC subgroup hosted webinar on May 12, 2021: "Hypoxemia in primary health care settings and implications for oxygen services: Evidence from Bangladesh, Malawi, Nigeria, and Uganda." 

Q&A Oxygen Services Webinar - May 12, 202153.16 KB
Event Materials | English | Nepal | 2021

Engaging the Private Sector: Experiences from Nepal Webinar Q&A - May 20, 2021

Questions and answers from the webinar hosted by the PSE subgroup on May 20, 2021 on Engaging the Private Sector in High Quality Neonatal and Child Health Care: Experiences from Nepal. This sheet contains questions from participants that were not addressed during the event and answered offline by the presenter. 

Engaging the Private Sector: Experiences from Nepal Webinar Q&A - May 20, 202158.72 KB
Presentation | English | Nepal | 2021

Engaging the Private Sector in High Quality Neonatal & Child Health Care: Experiences from Nepal (SHOPS Plus, 2021)

Presentation from the Private Sector Engagement subgroup-hosted webinar on May 20, 2021. The webinar, "Engaging the Private Sector in High Quality Neonatal & Child Health Care," shared lessons learned from Nepal and global recommendations. The presentation was given by James White, SHOPS Plus Clinical Advisor, Abt Associates.

Engaging the Private Sector: Experiences from Nepal (SHOPS Plus, 2021)1.19 MB
Journal Article | English | India | 2021

Need and Feasibility of a Transition Clinic for Adolescents with Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study (Menon et. al, 2019)

This journal article on the need for transition clinics for adolescents with chronic illness was published in the Indian Journal of Pediatrics in February 2020. The resource was shared with the Child Health Task Force by a participant in the "Lifelong Care for Children with Chronic Conditions" discussion series from the Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India. 

Need and Feasibility of a Transition Clinic for Adolescents with Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study (Menon et. al, 2020)305.15 KB