Organized by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and CORE Group  Lives in the Balance: A COVID-19 Summit July 1-2, 2020 RSVP (link to follow) We are excited to announce that The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and CORE Group are co-hosting Lives in the Balance: A COVID-19 Summit for the Health and Well-Being of Women,…

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Organized by Global Health Council, John Snow Inc., and the global Child Health Task Force Re-imagining Technical Assistance for MNCH & Strengthening National Health Systems June 25, 2020 RSVP Global Health Council in partnership with the Global Child Health Task Force, John Snow Inc., invites you to re-imagine the technical assistance (TA) for maternal, newborn,…

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Organized by USAID Continuity of Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health Care in the Time of COVID-19: Webinar 1 June 18, 2020 RSVP Please join the US Agency for International Development (USAID)’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership for a three-part knowledge exchange webinar series, where we will hear learnings and practical strategies…

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Organized by American Academy of Pediatrics Global Child Health During and Beyond COVID-19: A Policy Perspective June 16, 2020 RSVP AAP is proudly hosting a webinar series on “Global Health Practice in the time of COVID: Finding Effectiveness in Your Personal & Professional World.” Please register for the 1st in this series, “Global Child Health During…

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This new fact sheet from GHC-member NCD Child provides key information and figures in relation to the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases in children, youth, and young adults. It is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, French and Arabic. Access fact sheet.

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This guest post was written by Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, Individual GHC Member and WHA70 Delegate. Imagine a job that makes demands on you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, without holidays or compensation—one, in fact, that requires you to pay—and one you can never quit.  Suffering from chronic disease is very much like…

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This guest blog was written by Jim Calverley, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Health) at RESULTS UK Kenya is one of many developing countries that has recently graduated from being a low income country (LIC) to a lower middle income country (LMIC). This should be a good thing – middle income countries are the engines of…

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This  is a guest post, written by Christophe Grundmann, Chief of Party, and Katherine Krasovec, Technical Advisor for Nutrition and Child Health at URC.  University Research Co., LLC (URC)* is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. The term “health system strengthening” is vague enough to…

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This year’s Roll Back Malaria theme for World Malaria Day (April 25, 2012), Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria, speaks to the importance of maintaining the successes of the last decade while balancing that effort with a continued commitment to move malaria prevention and control to the next level: scaling up country-level programs, controlling the epidemic and eventually eliminating this disease.That’s the call to action, the imperative across the developing world. But on the frontlines, in communities and clinics throughout sub-Saharan Africa, integration of services offers the best chance to ensure that a pregnant woman,a mother of three children,or a child under five receives malaria prevention, treatment and care services whenever she visits a health clinic or accesses services in her community.

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