The Countdown to 2015 in Maternal, Newborn & Child Survival
Monitoring maternal, newborn and child health: understanding key progress indicators
22 NOVEMBER 2011 | OTTAWA - The Health Metrics Network, Countdown to 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization launched a new report which aims to help chart advances in maternal, newborn and child health in high-burden countries. Monitoring maternal, newborn and child health: understanding key progress indicators was released at an international stakeholders meeting on implementing the recommendations of the United Nations Commission on Information and Accountability on Women's and Children's Health in Ottawa, 20-22 November 2011.
124th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Parliamentarians urged to make women’s and children’s health a priority
16 APRIL 2011 | PANAMA CITY - Parliamentarians from around the world at the 124th IPU Assembly were told they could make an important difference in the health of women and children –this message from both the Executive Director of UN Women, Ms Michelle Bachelet and PMNCH Director, Dr Carole Presern. PMNCH also held a roundtable in which parliamentarians discussed their role in ensuring accountability in key MNCH health initiatives including the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, with an update on the Initiative – the Countdown to 2015 in Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival—from Dr Andres de Francisco.