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November 17, 2016

ICEH holds Countdown to 2030 workshop on measuring inequalities in RMNCH

Researchers from ICEH are leading the workshop Measuring Inequalities in Coverage of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Interventions, held from October 18th to 22th at the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. The course is part of the Countdown to 2030 initiative in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. The workshop focuses on monitoring health coverage and equity in RMNCH. Attendees include service managers, policy makers, academics at federal or state he

October 10, 2016

Independent Accountability Panel 2016

Undoubtedly, 2015 was a watershed year for the international community. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted, with a new sense of ownership by Member States, along with an updated, more robust Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016–2030 and its associated unified accountability framework. More about the publication.  

October 10, 2016

Global Strategy for Womens, Childrens and Adolescents Health (2016-2030)

Goals for Sustainable Development: New Report Highlights Need for Investment in National Data Collection Systems The low and middle income countries need urgent investment to qualify the population collection and management of health data, according to a report on the progress of the Global Strategy for Health of Women, Children and Adolescents, launched in parallel meeting to the 71st ONU General Meeting, on 18 September. The warning is just one of dozens of Monitoring priorities report&#

September 19, 2016

Examining national and district-level trends in neonatal health in Peru through an equity lens

Peru has impressively reduced its neonatal mortality rate (NMR). We aimed, for the period 2000–2013, to: (a) describe national and district NMR variations over time; (b) assess NMR trends by wealth quintile and place of residence; (c) describe evolution of mortality causes; (d) assess completeness of registered mortality; (e) assess coverage and equity of NMR-related interventions; and (f) explore underlying driving factors.More