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 | South Africa | 2017

Review of Child Health and Nutrition Data Elements in HMIS

These materials were presented at the 2017 Child Health Routine Data Workshop hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Review of Child Health and Nutrition Data Elements in HMIS1.6 MB
Presentation | English | Ethiopia | 2017

Ethiopia RMNCH Scorecard Tool Experience

These materials were presented at the 2017 Child Health Routine Data Workshop hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Ethiopia RMNCH Scorecard Tool Experience 546.94 KB
Presentation | English | South Africa | 2017

Overview of Recommended Indicators for Routine Monitoring of iCCM - CORE Group M&E "Show and Tell"

These materials were presented at the 2017 Child Health Routine Data Workshop hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Overview of Recommended Indicators for Routine Monitoring of iCCM - CORE Group M&E "Show and Tell"788.54 KB
Presentation | English | South Africa | 2017

Overview of Recommended Indicators for Routine Monitoring of iCCM

These materials were presented at the event hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Overview of Recommended Indicators for Routine Monitoring of iCCM237.06 KB
English | South Africa | 2017

2017 Child Health Routine Data Workshop Summary of Day 2

These materials were presented at the event hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Summary of Day 2768.41 KB
English | South Africa | 2017

2017 Child Health Routine Data Workshop Summary of Day 1

These materials were presented at the event hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Summary of Day 1376.05 KB
Presentation | English, French | South Africa | 2017

Workshop Summary

These materials were presented at the event hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Workshop Summary553.37 KB
Presentation | English | South Africa | 2017

Routine Data Workshop Agenda

These materials were presented at the event hosted by USAID in collaboration with USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). The three and a half day conference focused on ensuring child health and nutrition data from national HIS are available, accessible, of high quality and used for decision making. Routine Data Workshop Agenda340.98 KB
Guide | English, French |

Recommendations for using EQUIST

This resource outlines some key recommendations to consider when applying EQUIST.

Recommendations for using EQUIST106.64 KB
Guide | English |

SCORE for Health Data Technical Package

This technical package provides a comprehensive framework to enable national policymakers and planners to focus investments on priority, effective and sustainable interventions; assess recommendation actions, best practices tools and standards; and identify gaps and allow for continuous monitoring based on a set of standardized core indicators.

Tool | English |

EQUIST

EQUIST helps to develop plans based on equity principles. It can be used to analyze bottlenecks for RMNH interventions, identify strategies to overcome bottlenecks, and develop scenarios and cost-comparisons.

Accompanying resources:

Tool | English, French |

Lives Saved Tool (LIST)

LiST is a modeling tool which allows users to estimate the impact of coverage change on mortality in low- and middle-income countries.  It calculates the number of deaths averted under various scenarios, providing planners and decision-makers with an evidence-based approach for setting targets.

Accompanying resources:

Tool | English |

OneHealth Tool

The OneHealth tool is a modular software tool aimed at supporting national strategic health planning in low- and middle-income countries.  The tool offers a comprehensive approach in linking targets for disease control and prevention programs to the necessary health systems investments.

Accompanying resources:

Tool | English |

UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation

This platform provides the latest, reliable data and estimates of stillbirths, all-cause child and adolescent mortality, and child and adolescent causes of death for each country based on the research of the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation and the Child and Adolescent Causes of Death Estimation project.

Tool | English, French |

WHO Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing Data Portal – Child Data

This portal provides up to date data and information on demographics, mortality, causes of death, morbidity, coverage of essential health care practices, health system readiness and policies related to young children under the age of five years and older children aged from five to nine years.

Tool | English, French |

The Global Financing Facility Data Portal

A platform for accessing country data to monitor progress and inform policy decisions for health and nutrition of women, children, and adolescents.

Tool | English |

Policy Analysis Framework

In addition to mapping the current policy environment regarding iCCM, we can consider using the Policy Analysis Framework to better understand the situation.

This framework asks us to consider:

  • The context, or why we need the policy
  • The content, or what the policy is
  • The process, or how the policy will come to be
  • The actors, or who will enact the policy
Policy Analysis Framework83.13 KB

Abstract Submission Form

We invite any member of the Task Force who has original research or programmatic lessons to submit an abstract before March 30, 2023. Abstracts for all types of presentations should align with the overall theme of the conference – inequities in child health – and the objectives (above). The types of presentations include:

Guide | English | Tanzania, India, Liberia |

Blended Finance Roadmap for Global Health (USAID) - PSE Subgroup Meeting - August 27, 2019

Recent trends in global health financing indicate that funding levels by governments and donors may not be adequate to meet the health and well-being Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Blended finance - the strategic use of public and philanthropic resources to mobilize private capital to achieve development outcomes - can be an important tool to address the approximate $134 billion funding gap to achieve the health SDGs in low- and middle-income countries (2016 estimate).

Blended Finance Roadmap for Global Health (USAID) - PSE Subgroup Meeting - August 27, 20194.19 MB
Tool | English | Democratic Republic of the Congo |

DRC iCCM of PMD Program Brief - (PSI)

This program brief provides a framework for the integrated community case management (iCCM) program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

 

DRC iCCM of PMD Program Brief - (PSI)350.52 KB