New findings on tracking aid

Four methods have previously been used to track aid for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). The new Mushkoka2 algorithm includes innovations to produce accurate, predictable, transparent, and up-to-date estimates to analyze donor and recipient perspectives on use of donor aid for RMNCH. New findings show that 46% of...

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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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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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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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Advancing measurement and monitoring of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition – Countdown Supplement in BMJ Global Health

In June 2019, BMJ Global Health published a supplement with six papers by the Countdown to 2030 to address the challenges in measurement and monitoring of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition (RMNCH&N) in the context of the sustainable development goals.  The six-paper series seeks to advance the...

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Dissemination of RMNCH analysis workshop results in Uganda

After two successful analysis workshops organized in November 2017 and July 2018 that brought together government officials and academics from ESA countries, APHRC has supported the dissemination and knowledge translation of the evidence generated further to the analysis workshops. In Uganda, APHRC supported the implementation of in-country dissemination activities targeting...

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Countdown to Host HSR Symposium Satellite Session (Oct 8th) in Liverpool

Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2018 Satellite Session Liverpool, United Kingdom Leaving no woman, no child behind: what evidence on inequalities for RMNCH is needed to advocate and act?”  Date:                    Monday, October 8, 2018 Time:                    9:00-17:00 Location:             ACC Liverpool, UK – Room 3B                         Kings Dock, Liverpool L3...

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New Countdown analysis looks at ethnic gaps in coverage of RMNCH services in LAC

In The Lancet Global Health, Marilia Mesenburg and colleagues present Countdown analyses of the ethnic gaps in coverage of reproductive, maternal, and child health (RMNCH) services across 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries. This important study could help to address health equity problems for ethnic minority populations in these regions.”...

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New analysis comparing 4 approaches for tracking donor aid finds substantially different estimates of levels and trends in aid for RMNCH

Tracking donor aid for global health goals: A systematic comparison of four approaches applied to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. How much aid really supports reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH)? New research published in The Lancet Global Health shows that four high-profile estimates – from the Countdown...

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