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Furthermore, millions of newborns who survive fail to reach their full potential due to complications during birth and the early newborn period. (...) It is possible to reduce maternal and newborn mortality There are many reasons to be optimistic about the possibility of reducing maternal and newborn mortality. (...) Several studies have shown that home-based newborn-care interventions can prevent 30 to 60 per cent of newborn deaths in high-mortality developing country settings.
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Score: 1203494 - https://www.un.org/en/chronicl...ctions-mother-and-newborn-care
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Furthermore, millions of newborns who survive fail to reach their full potential due to complications during birth and the early newborn period. (...) It is possible to reduce maternal and newborn mortality There are many reasons to be optimistic about the possibility of reducing maternal and newborn mortality. (...) Several studies have shown that home-based newborn-care interventions can prevent 30 to 60 per cent of newborn deaths in high-mortality developing country settings.
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Score: 1203494 - https://www.un.org/en/node/26807
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Oluwole Akande, African Regional MNCH Task Force 5 Findings and actions I II III IV V 39 Care for girls and women before pregnancy 51 Antenatal care 63 Childbirth care 79 Postnatal care 91 Integrated Management of Childhood Illness 101 Nutrition and breastfeeding promotion 113 Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programmes 127 Malaria control programmes 137 Immunisation programmes Contents 151 Reaching every mother and baby in Africa with essential care 173 Information for action 232 References 241 Index 245 Acknowledgements 23 The continuum of care for maternal, newborn and child health 2 Opportunities for Africa’s Newborns Every country in Africa adds to a catalogue of loss composed of too many maternal, newborn, and child deaths. (...) Opportunities for Africa’s Newborns 6 Opportunities for Africa’s Newborns6 Opportunities for Africa’s Newborns A healthy newborn will change the future Pa ck ag es a lo ng t he c on tin uu m o f c ar e C ro ss c ut tin g pr og ra m m es Evidence based interventions to save newborn lives • Education with equal opportunities for girls • Nutrition promotion especially in girls and adolescents • Prevention of female genital mutilation • Prevention and management of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) • Family planning • Focused antenatal care (ANC) including – At least 2 doses of tetanus toxoid vaccination (TT2+) – Management of syphilis/STIs – Management of pre-eclampsia – Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) and insecticide treated bednets (ITN) – Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV • Birth and emergency preparedness at home, demand for care • Skilled attendance at birth • Emergency obstetric care • Improved linking of home and health facility • Companion of the woman’s choice at birth • Where there is no skilled attendant, support for clean childbirth practices and essential newborn care (drying the baby, warmth, cleanliness and early exclusive breastfeeding) at home • Routine postnatal care (PNC) for early identification and referral for illness as well as preventive care: – For the mother: Promotion of healthy behaviours, danger sign recognition and family planning – For the baby: Promotion of healthy behaviours – hygiene, warmth, breastfeeding, danger sign recognition and provision of eye prophylaxis and immunisations according to local policy • Extra care for small babies or babies with other problems (e.g. mothers with HIV/AIDS) • Management and care of low birthweight (LBW) babies including Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) • Emergency newborn care for illness especially sepsis • Nutrition promotion especially in girls and adolescents • Maternal nutrition during pregnancy • Early and exclusive breastfeeding for babies • Prevention of HIV and STIs and avoiding unintended pregnancy amongst women who are HIV infected • PMTCT through antiretroviral therapy and safer infant feeding practices • Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) and insecticide treated bednets (ITN) for malaria • Tetanus Toxoid vaccination (at least 2 doses) for pregnant women Key findings The fate of African newborns, mothers and children is closely linked WHEN? (...) Care for girls and women before pregnancy Care during pregnancy Childbirth care Postnatal care Integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) Nutrition and breastfeeding promotion Prevention of mother-to- child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Malaria control Immunisation Key findings The fate of African newborns, mothers and children is closely linked Key opportunities in policy and programmes to save newborn lives ARE WE MOVING TOWARDS THE GOALS?
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Score: 1202767.6 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/publications/aonintro.pdf
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LIST OF ISSUES AND QUESTIONS IN RELATION TO THE COMBINED SEVENTH AND EIGHTH PERIODIC REPORTS OF LIBERIA
The “Send your Girls Child to School” and “No Sex for Grades” campaigns are part of measures ongoing to encourage girls’ enrolment into formal school system. (...) At the junior and senior high levels illustrated girls’ enrolment rate is 43.8 per cent. Statistics on girls’ enrolment at the tertiary level was not available up to submission of the report; but it shall be provided in a subsequent report. 28. (...) The Government of Liberia recognizes the high rate of maternal and newborn mortality and is making concerted efforts to address the high maternal and newborn mortality and improve their survival through the Accelerated Action Plan to Re duce Maternal and Newborn Mortality”.
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ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN : REPORT OF THE 3RD COMMITTEE : GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 73RD SESSION
Encourages the Commission on the Status of Women to consider addressing the needs of, inter alia, women and girls subjected to human trafficking at its sixty-third and sixty-fourth sessions, within the framework of the priority themes; 10. (...) Welcomes the continued focus given by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) to ending violence against women and girls and to increasing women’s access to economic opportunities, as well as its work on building effective partnerships for the empowerment of women and girls, which will contribute to the efforts to combat human trafficking; 13. (...) Calls upon Governments, the international community and all other organizations and entities that deal with conflict, post-conflict, disaster and other emergency situations to address the heightened vulnerability of women and girls to human trafficking and exploitation and associated gender-based violence, inter alia, that perpetuated by traffickers in digital spaces, and to prevent the trafficking of affected women and girls through all such national, regional and international initiatives; 18.
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Score: 1198848.5 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=A/73/582&Lang=E
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UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND : DRAFT COUNTRY PROGRAMME DOCUMENT FOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA
In the area of education, there is parity in access to primary education for boys and girls. However, this is not the case for secondary and university education, due to the high drop-out rate among girls, as well as the prevalence of teenage pregnancy and early marriages. (...) The proposed programme is in line with the UNFPA strategic plan, 2012- 4 DP/FPA/DCP/GNQ/6 2013, and contributes to the following strategic plan outcome areas. Maternal and newborn health 19. Output 1: Strengthened national capacity for emergency obstetric and newborn care. (...) D P/FPA /D C P/G N Q /6 6 RESULTS AND RESOURCES FRAMEWORK FOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA National priorities: (a) improve the socioeconomic and cultural well-being of the population; (b) enhance good governance; and (c) promote a sustainable environment UNDAF outcome number 4: the population, in particular women, boys, girls and young people, enjoy improved levels of health UNFPA strategic plan outcome Country programme outputs Output indicators, baselines and targets Partners Indicative resources Maternal and newborn health Output indicators: • Maternal mortality ratio Baseline: 352 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births (1994); Target: to be based on analysis of data from the demographic and health survey by mid-2012 Output 1: Strengthened national capacity for emergency obstetric and newborn care Output indicators: • Public financing obtained for the road map for reducing maternal and infant mortality Baseline: 0 CFA francs in 2011; Target: 2 million CFA francs (2017) • Percentage of health districts that offer emergency obstetric and neonatal care Baseline: 0% (2011); Target: 100% (2017) $5.9 million ($0.9 million from regular resources and $5 million from other resources) Family planning Output indicator: • Contraceptive prevalence rate Baseline: 2.8% (1994); Target: to be based on analysis of data from the demographic and health survey analysis, by mid- 2012 Output 1: Strengthened national systems for reproductive health commodity security Output indicator: • Percentage of national personnel in health establishments trained in logistics management Baseline: 57% (2005); Target: 100% (2017) $0.8 million from regular resources Young people’s sexual and reproductive health and sexuality education Output indicator: • National in- school sexuality education strategy in place.
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This conference, aims to be the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade. (...) Sheffield then added, “Invest in girls and women – it pays.” Mogens Jensen commented that “Women Deliver and Denmark are united in our dedication to improving the lives of girls and women everywhere.” (...) Read more Follow this link to access the new Women Deliver toolkit – Invest in Girls and Women: Everybody Wins (2014) Strategic Framework for Gender Equality, Rights and Diversity 500 day milestone Knowledge Summary #28 New Global Investment Framework for Women’s and Children’s Health Knowledge Summary #24 The economic benefits of investing in women’s and children’s health You are here: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health News News RMNCH news 2014 Quick Links Key documents PMNCH vision Strategy and workplan Annual report PMNCH pamphlet Stay informed PMNCH e-blast Press centre Knowledge centre Get involved Become a member Requests for proposals Employment Share your news Contact us Keep in touch © WHO 2022
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Score: 1196818.9 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/news/2014/wd/en/
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View the archived webcast at webtv.un.org Link to photo gallery of the Too Young to Wed panel Strategies for ending child marriage recommended by the panel included: Supporting and enforcing legislation to increase the minimum age of marriage for girls to 18 years; Providing equal access to quality primary and secondary education for both girls and boys; Mobilizing girls, boys, parents and leaders to change practices that discriminate against girls and to create social, economic, and civic opportunities for girls and young women; Providing girls who are already married with options for schooling, employment and livelihood skills, sexual and reproductive health information and services (including HIV prevention), and offering recourse from violence in the home; and Addressing the root causes of child marriage, including poverty, gender inequality and discrimination, the low value placed on girls and violence against girls. (...) Abdul Momen, Permanent Representative to the UN, Bangladesh, and Guillermo Rishchynski, Permanent Representative to the UN, Canada, Dr Carole Presern, Executive Director, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health introduced the government representatives. Event attendees also heard video testimony from Mereso Kiluso , a 29-year-old who escaped an abusive child marriage and now advocates for women and girls in her Maasai community in Tanzania. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next page » Contents Too Young to Wed: high-level panel Child marriage: The issue PMNCH Executive Director’s blog Partner blogs Media coverage #AskUNWomen tweet chat Africa pre-meeting Related links Download the CSW57 Too Young to Wed event press release pdf, 454kb Watch the archived webcast of the CSW57 Too Young to Wed event Watch the video testimony from former child bride Mereso Kiluso Read Mereso Kiluso’s story on CNN’s African Voices website Link to Every Woman Every Child event summary Visit the UN CSW57 website You are here: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health News and events RMNCH news 2013 Quick Links Key documents PMNCH vision Strategy and workplan Annual report PMNCH pamphlet Stay informed PMNCH e-blast Press centre Knowledge centre Get involved Become a member Requests for proposals Employment Share your news Contact us Keep in touch © WHO 2022
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Score: 1196235.3 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/news/2013/20130227_csw57/en/
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Armed conflicts increase the rate of new infections of HIV/AIDS and women and girls are more likely to become infected than men and boys. (...) The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health also proposes that the post MDG agenda should adopt a multi-sectoral approach to improving women and children’s health given their vulnerability. (...) 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 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 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 i Rohini Jonnalagadda Haar and Leonard S.
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Score: 1196177.3 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/medi...sum_conflict_and_fragility.pdf
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DRAFT COUNTRY PROGRAMME DOCUMENT FOR THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
To build on these results, there is a need to expand interventions focusing on the quality of care through support for: (a) emergency neonatal care, obstetric care and midwifery; (b) the empowerment of women and girls; (c) increased access to sexual and reproductive health and family planning services; (d) efforts to combat gender-based violence; and (e) assistance for vulnerable populations. 17. (...) Drawing from experience and the results achieved through the previous programme, the fifth country programme focuses on: (a) advocacy; (b) collaborative strategies and approaches that are sensitive to human rights and gender issues; (c) results-based management; (d) national capacity development; and (e) sustainable development. Maternal and newborn health 20. Output 1: The capacity of health centres to provide high-quality emergency obstetric care and newborn care is strengthened. This output will be achieved by: (a) strengthening access to and the quality of maternal and newborn health services, with a focus on basic emergency obstetric care at the peripheral level and comprehensive services at the referral level; (b) access to sexual and reproductive health services at all levels; and (c) strengthening the capacity of midwifery schools by integrating clinical practice modules on emergency obstetric care and newborn care into initial and vocational training programmes. 21.
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