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Women and Children’s Health in the post-2015 Development Agenda Health Executive Summary This document has been prepared by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) as the Partnership’s contribution to the health thematic consultations which are part of the UN-led process to establish sustainable development goals post-2015. (...) In this context, the Partnership proposes a hierarchy of health goals and indicators post- 2015, including eliminating preventable deaths and morbidity amongst women and children, affordable access to care and protection against impoverishment caused by unaffordable health costs, monitoring of key life-saving interventions, accountability and girls’ education. Women and children’s health remains a vital topic for consideration within the thematic consultation on Health. i UNAIDS. (...) Proposed women’s and children’s health related goals and indicators Goal Indicator Eliminating preventable deaths and morbidity amongst women and children • Maternal Mortality Rate • Under 5 Mortality Rate, • Stunting of under 5 children • Indicators of morbidity Affordable access to health care and protection against catastrophic health events • Universal Health Care • Access to key reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent interventions o Met need for contraception o Antenatal care coverage o Antiretroviral prophylaxis among HIV-positive pregnant women, and antiretroviral therapy for women who are treatment-eligible; o Skilled attendant at birth o Postnatal care for mothers and babies including family planning and HIV counseling o Exclusive breastfeeding for six months o Three doses of the combined diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus vaccine o Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia • Access to additional reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent interventions o Select, based on country mortality and morbidity factors, from e.g.39 indicators used by Countdown to 2015 for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, or PMNCH 56 essential interventions Accountability Based on Commission on Information and Accountability targets, introduce metric to measure progress on civil registration and vital statistics to record neonatal, infant and maternal mortality Girls’ Education Proportion of girls graduating from secondary education
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Score: 1342764.3 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/medi...ls/pr/2013/exec_sum_health.pdf
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UNICEF is building capacities of the Government and stakeholders to strengthen service delivery, while educating families and communities and simultaneously encouraging demand for the following services: High quality, integrated package for pregnant and lactating mothers and newborns, including HIV. High-impact nutrition interventions. (...) UNICEF in action Working with the government ministries, Prime Minister’s Office, district local governments, bilateral and multilateral partners, UNICEF plans to achieve accelerated progress by ensuring that:  Families and communities adopt positive care and nurturing practices during pregnancy, childbirth, early childhood and adolescence. Women, mothers and newborns receive an essential quality reproductive, antenatal, post-natal and newborn health services package. (...) Children and their families and communities have access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation and hygiene practices. Aim: By 2025, newborns, young and adolescent boys and girls, especially the most disadvantaged and those living in humanitarian situations, have access to and use quality integrated health, nutrition and HIV services, and benefit from a more nurturing, protective and clean environment.
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Score: 1342066.4 - https://www.unicef.org/uganda/...-do/child-survival-development
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AMREF IWD 2012 press release: It’s time to Stand Up for African Mothers GAVI promises two vaccines to benefit women and girls GAVI Alliance is highlighting the power of vaccines to deliver good health to girls and women living in developing countries. (...) GAVI pledges by 2020, over 28 million girls will be immunised with HPV vaccines and one billion children can be immunised against measles-rubella. (...) PMNCH story on UK government’s plans to host Family Planning summit with Gates Foundation Women Deliver 50: Ideas delivering for girls and women The day before IWD 2012, Women Deliver announced the winners who made the “Women Deliver 50” list, a compilation of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women across the globe.
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Score: 1339838.3 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/news/2012/20120308_iwd/en/
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See full story below. © 2006 Niagia Santuah, Courtesy of Photoshare M for Maternal Health: Diabetes in Pregnancy and the Role of Midwives Women and newborns are the heart of midwifery. To a midwife, nothing is more important than making sure that each woman and newborn access to the best possible care before, during and after pregnancy and childbirth. (...) See full story below. N for Newborn Health The scale of the impact of diabetes should not be underestimated. (...) See full story below. ©-2006-Jane-Brown_CCP-Courtesy-of-Photoshare.jpg A for Adolescent Health Education sits at the heart of improving health and tackling issues such as diabetes. If a girl is in school she is less likely to be seen as old enough to marry, and instead is seen for what she is - a girl child – whereas a girl who starts a family before her body has fully developed runs a higher risk of damaging herself and her offspring.
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Score: 1338512.9 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/events/2016/whd/en/
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The burden of poor water supply falls most heavily on girls and women. An analysis of data from 25 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, representing 48 per cent of the region’s population, reveals that women and girls bear primary responsibility for water collection, at considerable cost in terms of their time. (...) Children – and particularly girls – are denied their right to education because their schools lack private and decent sanitation facilities. (...) International Workshop on African Water Laws: Pluralistic Legislative Frameworks for Rural Water Management, 26–28 January 2005, Johannesburg Goal of healthy life expectancy Sub target: ending preventable deaths and morbidity amongst women and children Topic area Indicator Impact measures  Maternal mortality ratio  Under 5 mortality rate (sub-indicator for neonatal rates)  Stunting of under 5 children  Stillbirth rate, especially intrapartum stillbirths  Indicators of morbidity  Financial protection measures Access to health care  Universal Health Coverage  Access to key reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent interventions o Met need for contraception o Antenatal care coverage o Antiretroviral prophylaxis among HIV-positive pregnant women, and antiretroviral therapy for women who are treatment-eligible; o Skilled attendant at birth o Postnatal care for mothers and babies o Exclusive breastfeeding for six months o Three doses of the combined diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus vaccine o Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia  Access to additional reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent interventions o Select, based on country mortality and morbidity factors, from indicators used by Countdown to 2015 for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, or included in the PMNCH essential interventions document Accountability Introduce metric to measure progress on improving civil registration and vital statistics to record neonatal, infant and maternal mortality Education Proportion of girls graduating from secondary education 4 iv WHO & UN Water.
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Score: 1337460.8 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/medi...13/post2015_exec_sum_water.pdf
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Her story was translated by LoeRose Mbise, of YWCA Tanzania, and edited by Marlee Wasser, of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health … Forced marriages of girls haunt International Women's Day Allvocies.com – 8 March 2013 According to a news report of the Associated Press, as many as 39,000 young girls are forced to marry each day around the world. (...) id=1.1299424 http://allafrica.com/stories/201303111240.html http://allafrica.com/stories/201303120690.html The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Secretariat hosted by the World Health Organization Room V103, 20 avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland, tel: +41 22 791 2595 fax: +41 22 791 5854 www.pmnch.org By 2020 more than 140 million girls would have become child brides globally if… Spy Ghana – 9 March 2013 The United Nations on Friday said that by 2020 more than 140 million girls would have become child brides globally if the current marriage rates continue. (...) A joint press release by UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UN Women, the United Nations Foundation, World Vision, Girls Not Brides, Every Woman Every Child, World YWCA and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health said … 39,000 Child Marriages A Day, Time To Act Countercurrents.org – 8 March 2013 With the background of widespread violence against women the world celebrates the International Women’s Day.
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Score: 1333752 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/medi...arriage_digitalmediareport.pdf
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In West and Central Africa, an estimated 665,000 newborn babies died in 2018 – more than 1,800 every single day. (...) But there has been slower progress for newborns, with a 30 per cent reduction. UNICEF’s Every Child Alive campaign calls for immediate investment to deliver affordable, quality health care solutions for every mother and newborn. (...) Follow UNICEF West and Central Africa on Twitter and Facebook Related topics Newborn health Health West and Central Africa Niger Nigeria Democratic Republic of the Congo Côte d'Ivoire More to explore Press release 28 June 2022 Staggering scale of grave violations against children in conflict revealed in new UNICEF analysis Visit the page Press release 16 June 2022 130 million African girls and women today married as children Visit the page Article Calling for a rapid scale-up to tackle malnutrition UNICEF, the AU and the Democratic Republic of Congo call for stronger commitments from African leaders to strengthen multi-sectoral nutrition investments Read the story Statement 26 May 2022 UNICEF profoundly saddened by the death of at least 11 newborn babies following a horrific fire at Tivaouane hospital Read now Footer UNICEF Home Research and reports Stories Take action About us Where we work Press centre Become a donor Social Footer Secondary Contact us Legal Footer tertiary Report fraud, abuse, wrongdoing
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Score: 1332022.9 - https://www.unicef.org/wca/pre...t-and-central-africa-new-years
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Press release One woman and six newborns die every two hours from complications during pregnancy or childbirth in Yemen - UNICEF 14 June 2019 UNICEF/UN0318233/Aljaberi Newborn girl born on 31 Dec 2018 lies in nursery at 22 May Hospital in Dolaa Hamdan, Sana'a Governorate. Available in: English العربية NEW YORK/AMMAN/SANA’A, 14 June 2019 – One woman and six newborns die every two hours in Yemen from complications during pregnancy or childbirth, UNICEF said today in the first of a series of short snapshots on maternal and newborn health Yemen. (...) “As the world marks the 30 th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we renew our call for all children – in Yemen and elsewhere – to enjoy their full rights to health, education, protection and peace.” ###  Notes for editors:  During the month of June, UNICEF is calling on governments to step up investment in the lives of young children, through providing them with safe spaces to play and learn to workplace policies that give parents the time they need to support their young children’s development.  --- UNICEF’s Every Child ALIVE , a global campaign to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns, is calling on governments, health care providers, donors, the private sector, families and businesses to keep every mother and child alive by: Investing financial resources in health systems, starting at the community level; Recruiting, training, retaining and managing sufficient numbers of doctors, nurses and midwives with expertise in maternal and newborn care; Guaranteeing clean, functional health facilities equipped with water, soap and electricity, within the reach of every mother and baby; Making it a priority to provide every mother and baby with the life-saving drugs and equipment needed for a healthy start in life; Empowering adolescent girls and families to demand and receive quality care.
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Score: 1330837 - https://www.unicef.org/press-r...plications-during-pregnancy-or
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Women Deliver Director launches on-line donation campaign for girls and women 12 NOVEMBER 2012 - Last month, Women Deliver launched a groundbreaking social media project, Catapult.org – an online funding for projects that advance the lives of girls and women. (...) First UN International Day of the Girl Child 11 OCTOBER 2012 | GENEVA - On the First International Day of the Girl Child, a special panel discussion themed ‘Ending Child Marriage’ was hosted by the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of Netherlands, UNFPA and WHO. (...) A decade of change for newborn survival, policy and programmes (2000-2010): A multi-country evaluation of progress towards scale A special supplement in Health Policy and Planning with a focus on newborn survival, policy and programmes was released on 13 June 2012 entitled: “A decade of change for newborn survival, policy and programmes (2000-2010): A multi-country evaluation of progress towards scale.”
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Score: 1329887 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/news/2012/en/
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UNICEF South Africa/2013/Schermbrucker The majority of newborn deaths are preventable Inequitable access to critical health services places children, newborns and adolescents at risk. (...) Adolescents – in particular adolescent girls and young women – are especially vulnerable to HIV. (...) Of this group, HIV incidence was three times higher among adolescent girls and young women than their male counterparts.
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Score: 1329350 - https://www.unicef.org/southafrica/health
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