Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Every Woman, Every Child

"Every Woman Every Child" is global effort  on improving woman`s and children`s health launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in New York on April 14, 2010 as a part of Millennium Development Goals 2015.
“Every Woman Every Child” is a global effort bringing together governments, philanthropic institutions and other funders, the United Nations and multilateral organizations, civil society and non-governmental organizations, the business community, health-care workers and professionals, and academic and research institutions around the world that support  the “Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health”, which was launched during the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit."

This global effort works in close cooperation with WHO Initiative PMNCH The Partnership for Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health which executes Global Strategy for for Women`s and Children`s Health.
"Since the Global Effort on Women’s and Children’s Health was launched in April 2010, many partners have come forward with ambitious pledges to do more for women’s and children’s health. This summary of commitments sets out how partners will contribute to achieving better health for women and children around the world, contributing to some of the Global Strategy’s key outcomes. These include saving 16 million lives by 2015, preventing 33 million unwanted pregnancies, protecting 120 millions of children from pneumonia and 88 million children from stunting, advancing the control of deadly diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and ensuring access for women and children to quality facilities and skilled health workers. "

Cooperating Authorities:
1.Goverments like Australia, Afganistan, France, Germany,.
2.NGOs like Amnesty International
3.Institutions like Children Investment Fund, Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation
4.Universities and Research Centers like John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
5.Health Care Professionals Associations like FIGO, ICM, ICN, IPARANZCOG,RCOGSOGCWFSA

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