Day 2 of #PMNCHLive

01 July 2014

Day 2 of #PMNCHLive Daily Delivery includes information on the #EveryNewborn Action Plan, the launch of the 2014 Countdown to 2015 report and more. To view click here. For complete live coverage from the Partners’ Forum visit the #PMNCHLive Hub
 
GBCHealth Honors Laerdal’s Commitment to Maternal and Newborn Health

01 July 2014

Laerdal Global Health has been announced as the 2014 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Business Leadership Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Health, GBCHealth’s most prestigious honor. The award recognizes Laerdal Global Health’s exceptional contribution to the health of hundreds of thousands of mothers and babies across the developing world. Eremine Kabanshi, Minister of Community Development and Mother and Child Health, Zambia, and GBCHealth President Nancy Wildfeir-Field presented the award to Tore Laerdal, Laerdal Global Health Managing Director, at USAID’s high-level forum, Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Maternal and Child Deaths, in Washington, D.C. To learn more click here
 
Significant New Financing, Policy and Service Delivery Commitments Made Towards Preventing Newborn Deaths and Stillbirths

30 June 2014

Significant new financing, policy and service delivery commitments that could save the lives of newborns and women were announced today at the Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg, hosted by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) together with the Government of South Africa and other partners. The 40 commitments are in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman Every Child movement and come from a diverse group of stakeholders, including governments, civil society and the private sector. The commitments are in response to the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), a roadmap and joint action platform for the reduction of preventable newborn mortality, which launched on June 30th. For more information click here. To see the full list of commitments click here.
 
Day One of #PMNCHLive Daily Delivery

30 June 2014

Day one of #PMNCHLive Daily Delivery includes live reporting by @GirlsGlobe, coverage of the youth pre-conference, and information on #Commit2Deliver. Click here to view.  For live coverage from Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa visit the #PMNCHLive hub.
 
Ban Urges Focus on Adolescent Girls to Reduce Maternal Mortality

30 June 2014

To triumph over maternal mortality, initiatives must focus on adolescent girls, allowing them to go to school, marry whom they choose, shield them from harmful traditional practices and provide them with appropriate family planning services, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at a recent event on ending maternal mortality in Nairobi, Kenya.  To learn more about this meeting click here. To view his full remarks click here
 
Healthy Women and Children +SocialGood

27 June 2014

Healthy Women and Children +SocialGood will take place on June 30th from 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT. This 2-hour, interactive +SocialGood event will highlight progress and promote accelerated action for women’s and children’s health as we finish the Millennium Development Goals and move into the post-2015 era. The event will also unveil a new campaign from the Every Woman Every Child movement, accompanied by a robust online toolkit, to help the +SocialGood community and advocates around the world drive the movement forward. To see the latest updates, news, and discussions click here. To watch the Livestream coverage of the event click here. To join the conversation on twitter follow #PMNCHLive and #SocialGood. 
 
#PMNCHLive Daily Delivery

26 June 2014

The #PMNCHLive Hub is a live social archive that captures the key conversations, blogs, social posts, videos, and resources being shared during the Partners’ Forum. Today’s #PMNCH Live Daily Deliver features coverage on “Acting on the Cal: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths” and conversations leading up to the Partners’ Forum. To view click here. To receive the Daily Delivery click here.
 
Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths

26 June 2014

On June 25th, USAID unveiled an action plan, "Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths," to save the lives of 15 million children and nearly 600,000 women by 2020 - a milestone in President Obama's goal to join the world in ending extreme poverty, hunger and child death in the next two decades. To learn more click here.  
 
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