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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Tool | English | 2023

CHW Programmatic Gap Table Example Global Fund Application

Completed example of a community health worker (CHW) programmatic gap table to be included in the Global Fund proposal.

CHW Programmatic Gap Table Example Global Fund Application183.74 KB
Report | English, French | Global | 2023

2022 Annual Members' Survey Report

In December 2022, the Child Health Task Force Secretariat conducted its fourth annual members’ survey as a mechanism to gauge members’ perspectives on the direction of the Task Force. The survey requested feedback on the Task Force’s progress towards meeting its goal and its usefulness to members across five themes, along with resources, meetings, and support offered.

2022 Annual Members' Survey Report465.9 KB
Report | English | 2023

Oxygen financing: Global Fund opportunities

This brief outlines key information and resources for pursuing funding for oxygen and respiratory care systems through the Global Fund via the C19RM and country grants.

Guide | English | 2023

Detailed Instructions for Completing the CHW Programmatic Gap Table for Global Fund Funding Requests

These detailed instructions explain how to complete the Community Health Worker (CHW) Programmatic Gap Table (template here) as part of the Global Fund proposal (disease-specific and RSSH funding requests).

Detailed Instructions for Completing the CHW Programmatic Gap Table for Global Fund Funding Requests223.3 KB
Guide | English | 2023

Guidance Note: Accessing and Programming Matching Funds, Allocation Period 2023 - 2025 Global Fund

This document provides strategic guidance to applicants eligible for additional catalytic Matching Funds beyond the allocation amount for the 2023-2025 allocation period from the Global Fund.
 

Action Plan | English | 2023

Child Survival Action: A Blueprint for Advocacy and Action

The Blueprint for Advocacy and Action on Child Survival complements the CSA vision document and sets out a coordinated approach to advocacy that sees CSA permeate the highest levels of influence, decision-making, and accountability- both at the national level and globally.

It is intended to catalyze new momentum and a renewed movement, finishing the work that we started under the Millennium Development Goals to end preventable child deaths.

Child Survival Action: A Blueprint for Advocacy and Action1.39 MB
Event Materials | English | 2023

Resource Pack for Protecting Children from Heat Stress

The panelists of the heat stress webinars and the facilitators together developed a short but helpful list of key selected resources as part of a Heat Stress Resource Pack that can help you quickly read up on the impact of heat stress on maternal, infant, and child populations and also see examples of plans and guidelines currently being implemented in healthcare settings across countries.

Event Materials | English | 2023

Recording Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition - February 14, 2023

In the recording, The Child Health Task Force, UNESCO, and the Research Consortium for School Health and Nutrition hosted a webinar to mark the publication of the joint report, Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition around the World (highlights here).

Presentation | English | 2023

Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition (UNESCO, LSHTM) Presentation- February 14, 2023

The Child Health Task Force, UNESCO, and the Research Consortium for School Health and Nutrition hosted a webinar to mark the publication of the joint report, Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition around the World (highlights here).

Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition (UNESCO, LSHTM) Presentation- February 14, 20237.37 MB
Presentation | English | 2023

Session 3 CHD and Heat Stress Presentation (UNICEF, UCSF, SAMRC, SUNY) - February 13, 2023

In the presentation, The Child Health Task Force and UNICEF collaborated to bring together how heat stress is a worrying contributing factor and what can be done to protect pregnant women and infants against it globally. 

The series is aligned with the Healthy Environments for Healthy Children framework, which identifies which environmental and climate hazards affect children globally and their rights to a healthy environment.

Session 3 CHD and Heat Stress Presentation (UNICEF, UCSF, SAMRC, SUNY) - February 13, 20236.32 MB
Event Materials | English | 2023

Session 3 CHD and Heat Stress Recording - February 13, 2023

In this recording, The Child Health Task Force and UNICEF have collaborated to bring together various climate and health experts to discuss high-priority health issues affecting pregnant people, infants, and children globally. 

Event Materials | English | 2023

Recording The relationship between wasting and stunting - February 9, 2023

In the recording, The Child Health Task Force's Nutrition subgroup hosted a webinar to learn about the relationship between wasting and stunting, a critical issue for child survival. 

During the recording, members of the Technical Interest Group on wasting and stunting, led by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), presented findings from a systematic review, as well as related work pieces and future analyses.

Presentation | English | 2023

Presentation The relationship between wasting and stunting (ENN, LSHTM) - February 9, 2023

In the presentation, The Child Health Task Force's Nutrition subgroup hosted a webinar to learn about the relationship between wasting and stunting, a critical issue for child survival. 

During the webinar, members of the Technical Interest Group on wasting and stunting, led by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), presented findings from a systematic review, as well as related work pieces and future analyses.

Presentation The relationship between wasting and stunting (ENN, LSHTM) - February 9, 20231.31 MB
Report | English | 2022

Development of a Toolkit for Institutionalization of Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM), Preparatory Phase Report

The Institutionalizing Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Subgroup of the global Child Health Task Force (CHTF) is developped a toolkit to support country stakeholders to institutionalize iCCM. This work is being supported by the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria program through PSI's Health System Accelerator and has been divided into two distinct phases - a preparatory phase from October 2021 to March 2022, followed by a toolkit development phase from April to September 2022.

Development of a Toolkit for Institutionalization of Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM), Preparatory Phase Report1.07 MB
Report | English | 2022

School Meal Programs Around The World

Covering 139 countries, of which 125 had large-scale school feeding, the 2022 edition of School Meal Programs Around the World presents the results of GCNF’s second Global Survey of School Meal Programs ©, conducted from July 2021 through March 2022. 

2022

Summary Report - Cross-Country Roundtable of Experiences in iCCM Gap Analysis and Investment Cases

The Cross-Country Roundtable of Experiences in Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Gap Analysis and Investment Cases meeting was organized by the Institutionalizing iCCM Subgroup and Secretariat of the Child Health Task Force and took place virtually on May 11, 2022. Participants included ministry of health child health representatives from Malawi, Kenya and Uganda, as well as colleagues from USAID, WHO, Global Fund (GF), GFF, UNICEF, Save

Summary Report - Cross-Country Roundtable of Experiences in iCCM Gap Analysis and Investment Cases269.72 KB
Event Materials | English | 2022

Q&A from Global Fund Information Session - December 7, 2022

Following up on the Information Session: New Opportunities for Improving Funding for iCCM through the Global Fund Application session, here are the Q&A with responses from the presenters to participant questions.

Q&A from Global Fund Information Session - December 7, 2022170.1 KB
Presentation | English | 2022

Session 2 CCRI Presentation (UNICEF) - December 13, 2022

Presentation given during the second session in the discussion series Adapting Health Systems to Protect Children from the Impact of Climate Change co-hosted by UNICEF and the Child Health Task Force's Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup on December 13, 2022. The slides authored by UNICEF present an overview of the Healthy Environments for Healthy Children Framework and the Children's Climate Risk Index (CCRI).

Session 2 CCRI Presentation (UNICEF) - December 13, 20227.58 MB
Event Materials | English | 2022

Session 2 CCRI Recording - December 13, 2022

Recording of the second session in the discussion series Adapting Health Systems to Protect Children from the Impact of Climate Change co-hosted by UNICEF and the Child Health Task Force's Re-imagining the Package of Care for Children subgroup. This session focused on sharing the Children's Climate Risk Index (CCRI) and implications for implementation of child health programs.

Event Materials | English | 2022

Recording Global Fund Information Session - December 7, 2022

Recording of the information session on the Global Fund's new 2023 guidance co-hosted by the Child Health Task Force's iCCM, Commodities and Quality of Care subgroups on December 7, 2022.