Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS and the World Bank commit to mobilize political support for the Global Strategy in the 49 ’Lowest Income Countries’; increasing the speed of the downward trend in maternal and child mortality by strengthening country and regional technical capacity to implement commitments; advocating for equity-focused approaches that include universal access to an integrated essential package of health services for women and children; and to addressing the root causes of ill-health, in particular gender inequality. They further commit to promoting the critical engagement of other sectors such as education, gender, nutrition, water and sanitation, culture and human rights; strengthening ongoing inter-agency collaboration in order to optimize the advocacy for increased and sustained financial resources, as well as linking additional global resources to evidence-based country-driven interventions; and sustaining the momentum of the Global Strategy beyond 2015. See WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS and the World Bank.

Implementation methodologies

Through increasing the speed of the downward trend in maternal and child mortality by strengthening country and regional technical capacity to implement commitments; advocating for equity-focused approaches that include universal access to an integrated essential package of health services for women and children; and to addressing the root causes of ill-health, in particular gender inequality.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS and the World Bank
Deliverables
2015
Promoting the critical engagement of other sectors such as education, gender, nutrition, water and sanitation, culture and human rights; strengthening ongoing inter-agency collaboration in order to optimize the advocacy for increased and sustained financial resources, as well as linking additional global resources to evidence-based country-driven interventions; and sustaining the momentum of the Global Strategy beyond 2015.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: 49 Lowest Income Countries
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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Documents
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