Gender, women and health

Countdown to 2015: maternal, newborn and child survival

Place: Washington DC, USA
Date: 7-9 June 2010

The "Countdown to 2015" is a multi-partner initiative to track progress towards achieving MDGs 4 and 5. The "Countdown" partners include WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Bank. It produces and analyzes the most recent data available to report on achievement of MDGs 4 and 5 in 68 priority countries that account for 97% of maternal and child deaths. The next report in the "Countdown" series will be launched at the Countdown conference, which will be combined with the "Women Deliver" conference, and the theme will be "Delivering solutions for girls and women".

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