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Child Health

September 17, 2012 by  
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UNICEF 2012 Progress Report: Rapid progress in child survival
NEW YORK, 13 September 2012 – Countries across the world are making rapid progress in reducing child deaths, demonstrating that it is possible to radically reduce child mortality over the span of two decades, a UNICEF report says today.

UN-IGME: Accelerating progress on child survival since 2000
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 September 2012 – The pace of reducing child deaths has accelerated sharply since 2000, according to new data released today by UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the UN Population Division.

2012 APEC Ministers support maternal and child health
5-6 SEPTEMBER 2012 | Vladivostok, Russia – Ministers of the Asia-Pacific region (APEC) met in Vladivostok, Russia on September 5-6, 2012 to review the current state of affairs in the region, assess the progress APEC has made in 2012, and discuss the way forward for APEC.

21st Session of Human Rights Council opens in Geneva
10 SEPTEMBER 2012 | GENEVA – The 21st Session of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council has received a report which aims to help policymakers in improving women’s health and rights by providing guidance on implementing policies and programmes to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in accordance with human rights standards.

UNSCN publishes new statement on Nutrition Security of Urban Populations
SEPTEMBER 2012 – Important global initiatives to improve nutrition have developed over the past years and many stakeholders have expressed their commitment and interest in supporting the scale-up of nutrition actions.

WRA September Action: Be the Citizens’ Voice- Photo Contest
3 SEP – WRA wants to hear from you, the citizens, because you witness and experience where progress is and isn’t being made.

Call for topics: Women Deliver maternal/newborn health theme
03 SEPTEMBER 2012 – An invitation to all individuals working in the field of MNH to contribute ideas and suggestions on the topics and issues that the maternal and newborn health stream should cover at the third Global Women Deliver Conference,

Second Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration
3 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2012 | DURBAN – The Second Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration was held from 3-8 September in Durban, South Africa under the theme “Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS): Institutional and Human Infrastructure”.

White Ribbon Alliance joins PMNCH Board
30 AUGUST 2012 | GENEVA – The PMNCH Board is pleased to announce a new member which will represent the Constituency of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs).

DHN Webinar: State of the Practice – Family Planning
28 AUGUST 2012 – Winnie Mwebesa and Shannon Pryor of DHN’s Maternal & Reproductive Health (MRH) team will lead an interactive presentation and discussion on SC US family planning projects, key interventions, successes, and new technologies.

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