Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health

Work commissioned by the iERG

2013/2014

iERG official requests
Submissions are expected by 15 May 2014

A Promise Renewed

2013/2014 progress report on the implementation of A Promise Renewed commitments in the 75 priority countries, including both under-five mortality and maternal mortality targets, highlighting both positive developments and challenges.

Action Aid

A report with information on how the Action Aid work supports the CoIA recommendations and on the engagement in the national accountability mechanisms in the 75 priority countries

Countdown to 2015

A progress report on the Accountability Commission’s health indicators, with the inclusion of an indicator on adolescent pregnancy: the proportion of women aged 20-24 years who report having had a baby by the age of 18 years.

Family Care International

A report with information on how the FCI work supports the CoIA recommendations and on the engagement in the national accountability mechanisms in the 75 priority countries.

Family Planning 2020

A report on the progress made in monitoring the implementation of FP commitments by the 75 priority countries.

GAVI

A progress report on the new vaccination agenda in the 75 priority countries, including the plans to scale up and strengthen routine immunization systems in these countries.

Global Fund

Evidence or case studies about the progress in implementation of health programmes supported by the Global Fund that cover a range of interventions for women and children across the continuum of pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, birth and infant and child care, including adolescent health metrics, worldwide and in particular in the 75 priority countries.

Guttmacher Institute

A report with data reflecting progress in addressing unsafe abortion worldwide and in particular in the 75 priority countries.

H4+

A report on the progress made in monitoring the implementation of commitments made to the Global Strategy by the countries that are among the 75 priority countries, highlighting both positive developments and challenges.

IPPF

A report with information on how the IPPF work supports the CoIA recommendations and on the engagement in the national accountability mechanisms in the 75 priority countries.

IPU

A report on the progress achieved in parliamentary engagement and oversight for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in the 75 priority countries.

OHCHR

(1) A progress on the implementation of the Technical guidance on the application of a human rights based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality;
(2) progress on the implementation of the 2013 HRC Resolution on the Child’s Right to Health and all the actions that followed from this resolution

OXFAM

A report with information on how the Oxfam work supports the CoIA recommendations and on the engagement in the national accountability mechanisms in the 75 priority countries.

PEPFAR

A report on how PEPFAR’s programmes are advancing women’s and children’s health worldwide and in particular in the 75 priority countries, highlighting both positive developments and challenges.

PMNCH

A progress report on the implementation of the Global Strategy commitments by stakeholders, with a particular focus on the 75 priority countries.

SAGE

The progress report for the World Health Assembly (WHA) as well as any relevant update or information on immunization and the contribution it makes to children’s and women’s health worldwide and in particular in the 75 priority countries.

Save the Children

A report with information on how the Save the Children work supports the CoIA recommendations and on the engagement in the national accountability mechanisms in the 75 priority countries.

UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities

A formal report on progress towards implementation of the Commission’s recommendations with a particular focus on:
1) recommendations that were supposed to have been met in 2013 (1. Shaping global markets; 3. Innovative financing; 9. Performance and accountability),
2) recommendations that are to be met in 2014 (2. Shaping local delivery markets; 7. Demand and utilization; 8. Reaching women and Children; 10. Product innovation)

UN Statistics

A report with information on the progress in strengthening health information systems in the 75 priority countries.

UNAIDS

(1) information on the progress made in the Global Plan for Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission especially in the 75 priority countries
(2) an appraisal of progress on AIDS treatment and prevention for women, children, and adolescents

WHO

(1) information on the progress made in implementing the first nine CoIA recommendations in the 75 priority countries
(2) information on specific actions that were taken by WHO and the partners to address the iERG 2012 and 2013 recommendations, and their outcomes.

WHO - Assistants Director-General

Submit any evidence around reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in the context of your area of work.

World Bank

We hope that your commendable initiative [‘the cornerstone of a successful Post-2015 Development Agenda is a strong, reliable, timely and comparable measurement framework’] can provide us with annual updates on this important contribution to both Global Health and development.

World Vision International

(1) Information on the progress achieved under the World Vision’s commitment for Strategic Alignment, in particular in the implementation of the Health and Nutrition Strategy in the 75 priority countries
(2) Information on the progress achieved under the World Vision’s commitment for Social Accountability, in particular in tracking commitments and parliamentary engagement of the IPU in the 75 priority countries.
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