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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| English | | 2021

Childhood in the Time of COVID: U.S. Complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)

Childhood in the Time of COVID represents the U.S. complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 published by Save the Children and accessible on our website here. This report ranks all 50 states based on three factors that make American kids' lives increasingly challenging during COVID-19: hunger, lack of tools for remote learning, and trouble making ends meet. 

Childhood in the Time of COVID: U.S. Complement to the Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)2.04 MB
Report | English | | 2021

The Toughest Places to Be a Child: Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)

Save the Children's fifth annual Childhood Report compares data from the End of Childhood Index which assesses hardships faced by children across 186 countries. Save the Children believes that every child has a right to childhood, as defined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the ChildThe End of Childhood Index tracks "childhood enders," including events such as a child dies, malnutrition permanently impairs a c The Toughest Places to Be a Child: Global Childhood Report 2021 (Save the Children)4.35 MB

Report | | | 2020

Protect a Generation: The impact of COVID-19 on children's lives (Save the Children, 2020)

Save the Children conducted a survey of children and their caregivers to give voice to the indirect impacts of COVID-19 on child health and wellbeing. The findings, presented in this report, represent 25,000 respondents (including 8,000 children) from 37 countries across the globe. Along with this report, Save the Children published six thematic briefs on the Hidden Impact of COVID-19 on Children which can be found on their website here. Protect a Generation: The impact of COVID-19 on children's lives (Save the Children, 2020)3.85 MB

Presentation | English | | 2021

GFF Opportunities for Malaria iCCM Subgroup Presentation (M. Miles & T. Bracken, RBM) - February 11, 2021

Presentation slides by Tara Bracken and Melody Miles, presented at the iCCM Subgroup webinar hosted on February 11, 2021. The webinar shared highlights from The Global Financing Facility Guide for National Malaria Programs developed by RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The presentation includes background information about the GFF's purpose and function along with opportunities for engagement for malaria & iCCM programs. 

GFF Opportunities for Malaria iCCM Subgroup Presentation (M. Miles & T. Bracken, RBM) - February 11, 202110.64 MB
Presentation | English | | 2021

Subgroup Meeting Slides - February 4, 2021

Presentation slides for the Nutrition subgroup re-launch meeting held on February 4, 2021. These slides present the goal and objectives of the subgroup, along with members' feedback on these objectives. 

Subgroup Meeting Slides - February 4, 2021268.92 KB
Presentation | English | | 2021

IMCI Analysis of Seven Countries Presentation (SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates, USAID) - February 2, 2021

Presentation shared during the webinar titled "Quality of Care for IMCI in Private and Public Health Facilities: Results from a SHOPS Plus analysis in seven countries," co-hosted by the Quality of Care and Private Sector Engagement subgroups on February 2, 2021. The slides were presented by Sarah Bradley, SHOPS Plus Global Research Director, and developed jointly with Tess Shiras and Ben Johns from Abt Associates.

IMCI Analysis of Seven Countries Presentation (SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates, USAID) - February 2, 20212.66 MB
Presentation | French | | 2021

QoC Subgroup Meeting Presentation - January 27, 2021

Presentation slides in French and English presented at the QoC subgroup meeting on January 27, 2021. 

QoC Subgroup Meeting Presentation - January 27, 20211.59 MB
Tool | English | Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria | 2020

Critical Shifts and Principles for Good TA

The critical shifts and principles for good TA were developed through the Re-imagining Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening project in the DRC and Nigeria. To learn more about the project and co-creation process, please see this page on our work in countries.

Critical Shifts and Principles for Good TA842.15 KB
| English | | 2020

Quality of Care Subgroup End of Year Letter 2020

This letter sent by the co-chairs of the Quality of Care subgroup to Task Force members on December 15, 2020 highlights accomplishments from 2020 and priorities for 2021. 

Quality of Care Subgroup End of Year Letter 2020228.96 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey Results Presentation

Presentation slides from the Child Health Task Force Membership Meeting on December 15, 2020. The presentation included a summary of results from the 2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey, discussion questions to gather more feedback from members, and a tutorial of the website. You can read the full report for the 2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey here. 2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey Results Presentation1003.68 KB

Report | English | | 2020

COVID-19 and Fragile Settings: UHC2030 Policy Brief - December, 2020

This policy brief was developed by UHC2030 International Health Partnership's Fragile Settings Technical Working Group and published in December, 2020. The paper presents: 1. Global guidance on COVID-19 response strategies that should be adapted to context-specific and evolving needs in fragile settings, 2. An urgent call to protect funding for health in fragile settings, 3. Six emergent lessons to enhance COVID-19 response and recovery in fragile settings. 

COVID-19 and Fragile Settings: UHC2030 Policy Brief - December, 2020484.73 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Child Health Redesign Webinar Presentation (WHO & UNICEF) - December 9, 2020

Presentation slides for the WHO Child Health Redesign Webinar hosted by the Child Health Task Force on December 9, 2020. Presenters included Wilson Were (Medical Officer, Child Health Services, WHO), Valentina Baltag (Team Lead, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, WHO), Anayda Portela (Technical Officer, Maternal Health, WHO), and Anne Detjen (Health Specialist, UNICEF).

Child Health Redesign Webinar Presentation (WHO & UNICEF) - December 9, 20205.53 MB
Report | English | | 2020

2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey: Summary of Results

This report summarizes the results of a survey sent to members in August 2020 to solicit feedback on the Task Force's progress, the subgroups they have participated in within the last six months, and ideas for future activities.

2020 Membership Pulse Check Survey: Summary of Results711.48 KB
Presentation | English | India | 2020

BHC Webinar Presentation: Participatory Systems Mapping (Pomeroy-Stevens, JSI) - December 1, 2020

This presentation on Participatory Systems Mapping: Implications for Improving Urban Maternal and Child Outcomes Webinar was made by Amanda Pomeroy-Stevens, Project Director, Building Healthy Cities (BHC), JSI on December 1, 2020. The slides were presented at the Child Health Task Force webinar featuring the BHC project. 

BHC Webinar Presentation: Participatory Systems Mapping (Pomeroy-Stevens, JSI) - December 1, 20202.87 MB
| English | | 2020

Archive of Journal Articles on COVID-19 & Child Health

This resource includes a list of all the articles related to the impact of COVID-19 on child health shared by the Child Health Task Force since April, 2020. You can access the full text version of any article by clicking on the title. These articles include those currently and previously posted on our resource page: Understanding Child Health in the Context of COVID-19 as well as relevant publications sent via the Child Health Task Force Biweekly Journal Digest. 

Archive of Journal Articles on COVID-19 & Child Health75.87 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Presentation on WHO Strategy to Engage the Private Health Service Delivery Sector (WHO & Impact for Health, 2020) - PSE Subgroup Webinar, November 19, 2020

Presentation made by David Clarke (Institutions practice lead, WHO HQ) and Barbara OHanlon (Private sector expert and member of the WHO Advisory Group on the governance of the private sector). Webinar hosted by the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) subgroup of the Child Health Task Force on engaging the private health service delivery sector through governance in mixed health systems on November 19, 2020. 

Presentation on WHO Strategy to Engage the Private Health Service Delivery Sector (WHO & Impact for Health, 2020) - PSE Subgroup3.59 MB
Guide | English | Zambia | 2020

COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools, Republic of Zambia, Ministry of General Education

The Republic of Zambia's Ministry of General Education COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools, developed by Healthy Learners Zambia, May 2020. 

COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools, Republic of Zambia, Ministry of General Education (May 2020)2.07 MB
Meeting Minutes | English | | 2020

CHEHS Meeting Notes - November 10, 2020

Meeting notes from the Child Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings Subgroup meeting on November 10, 2020. 

CHEHS Meeting Notes - November 10, 202076.45 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

CHEHS Meeting Presentation - November 10, 2020

Presentation slides for the Child Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings Subgroup meeting on November 10, 2020. Facilitated by co-chair Nureyan Zunong (Save the Children), featuring presentations by Ralf Moreno Garcia (Health in Emergencies Specialist) and Dr. Gagan Gupta (MNH Health Specialist, UNICEF) on the disruption of health services during COVID-19 with a focus on emergency-context countries. 

CHEHS Subgroup Meeting Presentation (Zunong & UNICEF) - November 10, 20201.47 MB
Meeting Minutes | English | | 2020

iCCM Subgroup Meeting Notes - November 9, 2020

Notes from the Institutionalizing iCCM Subgroup Meeting held on November 9, 2020 and facilitated by co-chair Anne Linn. The minutes reflect the discussion on three proposed workstreams for the subgroup. 

iCCM Subgroup Meeting Notes - November 9, 202073 KB