Promoting health through the life-course

Monitoring priorities for the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health (2016-2030)

Global Strategy readiness monitoring publication cover

Publication details

Editor: Every Woman Every Child
Authors: World Health Organization, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Countdown to 2030, Health Data Collaborative, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank, UN Women, UNAIDS
Publication date: 2016
Language: English
Number of pages: 68


The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030) came into effect alongside the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in January 2016. Its vision is to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by guiding transformative change that enables every woman, child and adolescent – in every setting – to realize their full potential and their human right to the highest-attainable standard of health. It is put into action by the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) movement, which supports country-led implementation through aligned multistakeholder commitments, technical support, financing and a Unified Accountability Framework. The EWEC Global Strategy targets are fully aligned with the SDGs along three axes: 1) Survive (end preventable deaths); 2) Thrive (ensure health and well-being); and 3) Transform (expand enabling environments).

This report assesses the worldwide state of readiness to begin monitoring of progress using the Indicator and Monitoring.