BMJ Special Journal Series

The BMJ’s new collection, Leaving No One Behind provides comprehensive reports on the progress made to meet 2030 global targets for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health. Read more Press release

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Female Headed Household Workshop report

The workshop was organized by APHRC in collaboration with the Pelotas University on November 6-8 in Dakar, Senegal. The overall goal of the workshop was to enhance capacity on statistical and epidemiological data analyses of national surveys, with particular emphasis on gender equity analyses focused on female-headed households in Sub-Saharan...

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8th African Population Conference

On November 2019, the 8th African Population Conference was held in Entebbe, Uganda with the theme, “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and beyond.” Countdown to 2030 members made 4 presentations about ongoing analysis from different RMNCAH data analysis workshops which had been conducted over...

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West African Regional Policy Brief

CD2030 conducted a nutrition equity analyses of 15 ECOWAS countries with West African Health Organization and African Population and Health Research Center to understand the coverage and equity of cost-effective nutrition interventions as well as nutritional status among children, adolescents and women of reproductive age. Results showed that malnutrition among...

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Haiti Report Summary

Haiti Country-Case Study on Maternal and Child Health 1990-2018 The LAC Regional Network conducted two year in-depth study in Haiti to measure the progress and understand the challenges towards the Sustainable Development Goals on maternal and child health. The study aimed to comprehensively assess the progress made in both coverage...

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Workshop on Reducing Inequalities in RMNCH in sub-Saharan Africa: Use of Data and Evidence for Action and Accountability

On September 10-11, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, Countdown 2030 (CD2030) and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) conducted a workshop to discuss the inequalities in RMNCH services in sub-Saharan Africa, assess current equity for RMNCH strategies, plans, monitoring frameworks and reviews, and agree on how evidence on RMNCH...

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Generating statistics from health facility data: the state of routine health information systems in Eastern and Southern Africa

Health facility data are a critical source of local and continuous health statistics. Countries have introduced web-based information systems that facilitate data management, analysis, use and visualisation of health facility data. We explored data quality using national-level and subnational-level (mostly district) data for the period 2013–2017. The focus was on...

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Countdown to 2030 Early Childhood Development

The concept of nurturing care for young children was outlined in the 2017 Lancet Series Advancing Early Childhood Development From Science to Scale (https://www.thelancet.com/series/ECD2016) and developed into a framework by WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank collaborating with a large number of academics and representatives of civil society. The Nurturing Care...

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Dissemination of health inequalities in Niger

In Niger, APHRC supported the implementation of in-country dissemination activities targeting relevant audiences, through a collaborative with Centre de Recherche Médicale et Sanitaire – Niger, Medical Care Development International, and Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar – Sénégal. The activities included: A factsheet presenting the results-French (Download) One policy brief...

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