The Future We Want

19 September 2014

Thanks to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, the subsequent Every Woman Every Child movement and the work of the many partners around the world, the progress that has been made for women and children has been the success story of the MDGs. To read the rest of Nana Taona Kuo’s blog on Devex click here
 
#MDG456Live

18 September 2014

During UN General Assembly (UNGA) Week, FHI 360, Girls' Globe, Johnson & Johnson and Women Deliver will create a social media hub and daily newsletters that curates conversations about MDGs 4, 5 and 6. The hub and newsletter will feature the most interesting, current and relevant social media content by using the hashtag #MDG456Live. To learn more click here
 
New Data Show Child Mortality Rates Falling Faster Than Ever

16 September 2014

New data released by the United Nations show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49% between 1990 and 2013. The average annual reduction has accelerated – in some countries it has even tripled – but overall progress is still short of meeting the global target of a two-thirds decrease in under-five mortality by 2015. Learn more
 
Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health

16 September 2014

According to a new series of studies, Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health, ten low- and middle-income countries have been highly successful in reducing maternal and child mortality, and in making good progress on sexual and reproductive health. The studies call these 10 nations “fast-track” countries and explores why and how some of the poorest countries in the world successfully protect their mothers, newborns and young children. Learn more
 
Briefing for Permanent Missions to the United Nations on the Every Woman Every Child movement

04 September 2014

The Every Woman Every Child briefing took place on Friday, September 12 from 3:00-4:30pm EST. The purpose of this briefing was to update Missions from UN Member States on global progress on the health MDGs, in particular women’s and children’s health and the Secretary-General’s high-level Every Woman Every Child event on September 25. To view the statement made by Ambassador Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations, click here. To view the statement made by Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, click here.
 
PMNCH Knowledge Summary

04 September 2014

The new, draft Knowledge Summary Protecting Women’s and Children’s Health from a Changing Climate, identifies the challenges posed by a changing climate to women and children’s health, and shares information on the ways in which women and children are particularly effected. To learn more click here.
 
United Nations Secretary-General Appoints Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

02 September 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. The Group will advise the Secretary-General on measures required to close the data gaps and strengthen national statistical capacities. To learn more click here
 
Every Woman Every Child August 2014

28 August 2014

The Every Woman Every Child August newsletter features updates on #MDGMomentum and #Commit2Deliver as well as news and opinion, events and more. To access the full newsletter archive click here
 
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