5 December 2013 | Johannesburg, South Africa — It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. He was an extraordinary man, a great leader and an inspiration to all of us. On behalf of all its partners, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health wishes to offer heartfelt condolences to our Board Chair Mrs Graça Machel, the entire family, and the people of South Africa. Our thoughts are with you.
3 December 2013 | London — The Lancet launches a special issue from the Commission on Investing in Health to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Development Report on Investing in Health. In collaboration with the Commission, PMNCH and partners have developed a Global Investment Framework for Women’s and Children’s health
25 November 2013 | Global — The International Day to End Violence against Women will be marked this year by 16 Days of Activism to raise public awareness of the problem and say no to violence against women and girls.
The office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) marks 20 years since its establishment, with a look back at achievements and forward to the challenges that lie ahead for human rights in the next two decades and beyond.
Why did the toilet paper roll down the hill? On the First ever UN endorsed World Toilet Day, the world recognizes the 2.5 billion people for whom basic sanitation is not a punch line.
More than 40 participants from the health, human rights and development sectors, gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi for a workshop organized by OHCHR, PMNCH, WHO and UNFPA, designed to strengthen the integration of human rights in policies and programmes for maternal, newborn and children health and related sexual and reproductive health issues.