Resources

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Presentation | English | | 2020

iCCM Subgroup Meeting Presentation - November 9, 2020

Presentation slides for the Institutionalizing iCCM Subgroup Meeting hosted November 9, 2020 and facilitated by co-chair Anne Linn (USAID). The presentation discusses the subgroup's goals and objectives, proposed workstreams for 2021, and an update from the iCCM Task Team on work in countries. 

iCCM Subgroup Meeting Presentation - November 9, 2020809.65 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Presentation on SHOPS Plus CHNRI Exercise (USAID, BU, & Abt Associates, 2020) - PSE Subgroup Webinar, October 30, 2020

Presentation slides for the SHOPS Plus project, USAID, and Boston University collaborated Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) Exercise. Hosted by the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Subgroup of the Child Health Task Force, the webinar featured presentations by Catherine Clarence, Tess Shiras, and David Hamer, followed by a Q&A. The presentation was given on October 29, 2020. 

Presentation on SHOPS Plus CHNRI Exercise (USAID, BU, & Abt Associates, 2020) - PSE Subgroup Webinar, October 30, 20203.11 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Digital Tools for COVID-19 (Muhereza & Agarwal, 2020) - Digital Health Subgroup Webinar Presentation

Presentation slides from the Digital Tools for COVID-19 Case Management and Contact Tracing Webinar on October 28, 2020. Hosted by the Digital Health & Innovations subgroup of the Child Health Task Force, the webinar featured presentations by Alex Muhereza: UNICEF Digital Health Expert and Dr. Smisha Agarwal: Research Director of Johns Hopkins Global mHealth Initiative. 

Digital Tools for COVID-19 (Muhereza & Agarwal, 2020) - Digital Health Subgroup Webinar Presentation3.12 MB
Presentation | English | Ethiopia | 2020

COVID-19 & Ethiopia Experience (Zelalem, 2020)

Presentation by Dr. Meseret Zelalem (Maternal, Child & Nutrition Directorate Director, Ethiopia MoH) for the 9th webinar in the Understanding Child Health in the Context of COVID-19 Series, titled Continuing Essential Health Services During the Pandemic: Ethiopia's Experience. The webinar was held on October 13, 2020, and also featured Dr. Bizuhan Gelaw Birhanu (Health Specialist, UNICEF Ethiopia) and Dr. Binyam Fekadu Desta, (Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Transform Ethiopia). The session was facilitated by Dr. Hibret A Tilahun (Director, Ethiopia Data Use Partnership).

Child Health & COVID-19 Series #9: Ethiopia Experience Presentation (Zelalem, 2020)2.36 MB
Presentation | English | India, Kenya, United States | 2020

CH & COVID-19 Webinar Series #8 (V. Krishnamurthy, S. Wamithi, and S. Goza) - iSci Subgroup - October 1, 2020

Presentation slides for the 8th webinar in the Child Health Task Force's Child Health & COVID-19 Series. Hosted by the Implementation Science Subgroup, "A Global Perspective on the Impact of COVID-19 on Child Education and Development" featured presentations by Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy, Dr. Susan Wamithi and Dr. Sally Goza. The speakers shared their experiences and lessons learned about caring and continuing education for children with disabilities and their families during the pandemic from India, Kenya, and the United States respectively.

CH & COVID-19 Webinar Series #8 (V. Krishnamurthy, S. Wamithi, and S. Goza) - iSci Subgroup - October 1, 20204.22 MB
Presentation | English | Uganda | 2020

Presentation on Adolescent Health & Alcohol Use (Monica Swahn, 2020) - PSE Subgroup Webinar, September 30, 2020

Presentation slides for the Private Sector Engagement Subgroup Webinar on adolescent health titled: "Partnerships to Protect Adolescents: Dr. Swahn on addressing alcohol use in a global context," held on September 30, 2020. Dr. Monica Swahn, professor at Georgia State University School of Public Health, presents her work in Uganda, enabled by NGO-academic partnerships, and shares data on the harms and trends associated with adolescent alcohol use globally. 

Presentation on Adolescent Health & Alcohol Use (Monica Swahn, 2020) - PSE Subgroup Webinar, September 30, 20205.09 MB
Meeting Minutes | English | | 2020

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes - September 2&3 2020

Notes from the bi-annual Child Health Task Force Steering Committee virtual meeting held on September 2 and 3, 2020.

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes - September 2&3 2020159.02 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Advantage of Integrated Models in COVID-19 Response (Healthy Learners, 2020) - Re-imagining Subgroup Webinar Presentation

Presentation from the webinar "The Advantage of Integrated Models in the Response to COVID-19: A practical example from Zambia" hosted by Re-imagining the Package of Care Subgroup on September 29, 2020. The webinar featured Healthy Learners from Zambia, presenting lessons learned from their school-based community health program and its impact during the COVID-19 pandemic and re-opening of schools. Other speakers included Pascale Wagner, PCI Guatemala Country Director, and Oya Afsar, Health Specialist UNICEF NY/HQ.

Advantage of Integrated Models in COVID-19 Response (Healthy Learners, 2020) - Re-imagining Subgroup Webinar Presentation6.08 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Quality of Care for Children and Adolescents: Core Indicator Review

Background presentation made September 8, 2020 to the Quality of Care and M&E subgroups on the review of draft pediatric quality of care core indicators. 

Quality of Care for Children and Adolescents: Core Indicator Review2.88 MB
Action Plan | English | | 2019

Newborn & Child Health Commodities Subgroup Terms of Reference - June 2019

Terms of Reference for the Child Health Task Force Newborn and Child Health Commodities Subgroup, created in June 2019.

Newborn & Child Health Commodities Subgroup Terms of Reference - June 2019334.68 KB
Presentation | English | Kenya | 2020

COVID-19: Addressing the Oxygen Gap (S. Adudens-Hewa Tele, 2020)

Presentation by Dr. Steve Adudens, Executive Director, Center for Public Health & Development, during the August 13, 2020 COVID-19 & Child Health webinar hosted by the Private Sector Engagement Subgroup.

COVID-19: Addressing the Oxygen Gap (S. Adudens-Hewa Tele, 2020)1.94 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

COVID-19 Impact & Lessons Learned for PS Health Supply Chains (P. Steele, 2020)

Presentation by Pamela Steele, Supply Chain Transformation Director at Pamela Steele Associates, during the August 13, 2020 COVID-19 & Child Health webinar hosted by the Private Sector Engagement Subgroup.

COVID-19 Impact & Lessons Learned for PS Health Supply Chains (P. Steele, 2020)185.04 KB
Report | English | Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia | 2019

What Child Health & Nutrition Data Do 24 Countries' HMIS Include? (MCSP, 2019)

Final report of the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) review of the availability of key data elements in HMIS community and facility recording forms, registers and routine reporting forms in 24 United States Agency for International Development (USAID) priority maternal and child health countries.

What Child Health & Nutrition Data Do 24 Countries' HMIS Include? (MCSP, 2019)2.45 MB
Report | English | | 2020

Epidemiology, Spectrum, Impact of COVID-19 on Children, Adolescents & Pregnant Women (IPA-UNICEF, 2020)

A brief jointly developed by UNICEF and the IPA on COVID-19 in mothers, children and adolescents summarizing the most up to date evidence as of June 29, 2020.

Epidemiology, Spectrum, Impact of COVID-19 on Children, Adolescents & Pregnant Women (IPA-UNICEF, 2020)2.93 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Integration Paper (CHTF, 2020) - Expansion Subgroup Meeting Presentation

Presentation during the July 8, 2020 Expansion of the Child Health Package Subgroup on the Task Force-commissioned Position Paper on Integration.

Integration Paper (CHTF, 2020) - Expansion Subgroup Meeting Presentation1.97 MB
Presentation | English | Somalia | 2020

Community Based CH Service Delivery, COVID-19 Context: Somalia Experience (J. Seriki, Save the Children)

Presentation by Dr. Joseph Ege Adive Seriki (Senior Health Advisor, Save the Children - Somalia Country Office) during the fifth webinar in the Child Health Task Force Series, Child Health & COVID-19: Community-based service delivery during the pandemic in fragile and humanitarian settings, on June 30, 2020. The presentation focused on Somalia's experience in community-based child health service delivery in the context of COVID-19.

Community Based CH Service Delivery, COVID-19 Context: Somalia Experience (J. Seriki, Save the Children)615.33 KB
Presentation | English | | 2020

CHWs in Humanitarian Settings: Scoping Review (N. Miller, UNICEF)

Presentation by Nate Miller, a consultant with UNICEF, during the fifth webinar in the Child Health Task Force series, Child Health & COVID-19: Community-based service delivery during the pandemic in fragile and humanitarian settings, on June 30, 2020. The presentation focused on a scoping review of community health workers in humanitarian settings.

CHWs in Humanitarian Settings: Scoping Review (N. Miller, UNICEF)27.41 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Role of PS in Ensuring QoC During COVID-19 in Africa (Tajudeen, Africa CDC)

Presentation, The Role of Private Sector in Ensuring Quality of Care during COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa, by Dr. Raji Tajudeen, Head of the Public Health Institutes & Research at the Africa CDC, to the Private Sector Engagement Subgroup on June 23, 2020.

Role of PS in Ensuring QoC During COVID-19 in Africa (Tajudeen, Africa CDC)2.76 MB
Report | | Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2020

Re-imagining Technical Assistance: Global Design Principles, Nigeria and the DRC

This document summarizes and synthesizes key learnings and outputs from the Re-imagining Technical Assistance project in Nigeria and the DRC. It also highlights the process followed and lesson learned while presenting an initial draft of design principles for better technical assistance that are rooted in the voices of stakeholders who participated in the project.

Re-imagining Technical Assistance: Global Design Principles, Nigeria and the DRC (Final Report)10.57 MB
Guide | English | | 2020

Advocating for Increased Resources for Child Health

This quick handout gives guidance on how to effectively engage with the Global Financing Facility for women, children, and adolescents at the national level. 

GFF guide 2020.pdf358.44 KB