Meeting Report on Infant and Young Child Feeding Indicators

Nov 28, 2017

The report summarizes the proceedings of a technical consultation convened by UNICEF, FANTA, USAID, and WHO in June 2017 with the aim of understanding issues related to the use and operationalization of the infant and young child feeing (IYCF) indicators released in 2008. The report highlights discussions related to the modification of IYCF indicators for minimum diet diversity (MDD), minimum meal frequency (MMF), and minimum acceptable diet (MAD). It also highlights issues presented around collecting and operationalizing these indicators in the field through DHS, MICS and other surveys. Lastly, the report presents the discussions on additional issues and way forward for feeding and nutrition indicators in three main age groups: 0-5 months, 24-59 months, and school-age children.


Module on child functioning tabulation plan, narrative and syntax

Jul 21, 2017

These documents provide guidance on data analysis and calculation of the recommended indicators on prevalence of children with disabilities in the population using the Module on Child Functioning. The tabulation plan provides the template for presentation of the data analysis and calculation of the indicators. The tabulation narrative provides the algorithms with explanations on each table presented in the tabulation plan. The Stata syntax and SPSS syntax can be found in the word documents.

Tabulation plan | Tabulation narrative | Stata syntax | SPSS syntax

WHO/UNICEF JMP interactive website

Jul 13, 2017

The new WHO/UNICEF JMP interactive website allows you to explore the latest country, regional and global statistics (including new data for sub-national regions and wealth quintiles), create and share customised charts, and to download the data for further analysis.

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Every Newborn Action Plan: Country Implementation Tracking Tool Guidance Note

Jun 1, 2016

The purpose of the tool is to track ENAP implementation and progress made by countries towards achieving the national milestones (table 1). Special emphasis is put on tracking processes in place to ensure ENAP is implemented. The tool is a pathway to inform countries and partners on progress and to facilitate provision of country technical support needed to scale up MNH programme.

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Indicator and Monitoring Framework for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

May 1, 2016

This report presents the indicator and monitoring framework for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, (2016-2030) focusing on its Survive, Thrive and Transform objectives and 17 targets. The report details the selection process for the indicators and implications for monitoring, measurement, investments and reporting.

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Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care: A Guide for Essential Practice

Dec 1, 2015

This revised guide brings a full range of updated evidence – based norms and standards that enable health care providers at the first health care level to provide high-quality, integrated care during pregnancy and childbirth and after birth, both for mothers and babies. This guide will support countries in their efforts to reach every woman and child and ensure that pregnancy, birth and the first postnatal weeks are the joyful and safe experience they should be. The guide will be updated periodically as new WHO recommendations become available.

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