Women Deliver conference sessions

At Women Deliver 2013, Countdown presented six well-attended conference sessions. Links to slide presentations, where available, are provided below: Accountability for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: The 2013 Countdown to 2015 Report and Country Profiles Countdown’s 2013 accountability report, highlighting core indicators selected by the Commission for Information and Accountability,...

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Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of Aga Khan University - Photo credit Adam Stoltman

Keeping Promises, Measuring Results: How Are We Measuring Up?: Side event at UN General Assembly, 23 September 2012

On September 23, 2012, as the 67th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly was about to begin, Countdown to 2015 joined with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and the independent Expert Review Group on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health (iERG) to co-sponsor...

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Countdown: Major 2012 Events

In 2012, rather than holding a stand-alone, multi-day international conference, Countdown has launched its key publications and presented its most recent findings at a number of high-level events throughout the year, ensuring that a range of key international audiences were able to benefit from Countdown data and analysis: In March...

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Countdown at Women Deliver 2013

28-31 May 2013Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia In 2013, Countdown chose once again to launch its latest report at the Women Deliver conference, a global gathering to focus attention and build momentum towards a better future for women and girls. Women Deliver 2013, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, brought together more than...

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Breakout Session

Civil Society Forum, 13 June 2012

On June 13, 2012, Countdown organized a half-day civil society forum at the FHI 360 Conference Center in Washington, DC in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) and Save the Children. The forum brought together more than 200 civil society partners from over 40 countries,...

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Countdown 2008 Conference

Cape Town, South Africa 17-19 April 2008   The Countdown 2008 Conference has opened a window of opportunities for the global community to put the issues of maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) on the agenda of the highest-level of decision- and policy-makers by releasing a groundbreaking announcement on the...

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Conference Objectives

To deliver on the commitment by international organizations to conduct periodic reviews on the global progress towards the achievement of high and equitable coverage with essential maternal, newborn and child survival interventions in countries; To launch an international report with the purpose of sharing the findings on barriers and solutions...

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Conference Expected Outcomes

The expected outcomes of the Conference were to: Raise awareness and prompt action in the promotion of regular reporting of progress made in the field of maternal, newborn and child health at the country level; Make use of the Countdown 2008 Report to help promote actions in maternal, newborn and...

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2010 Photo Gallery

Please find below the photo galleries from each session as they become available. The photographs in these Countdown to 2015 Sessions at Women Deliver June 2010 Washington were taken by: Samuel Herd\Women Deliver And Jacqueline Toupin\PMNCH    You can find more photographs from the Women Deliver Conference at: Session...

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