This action oriented side event is hosted by the government of Estonia and co-organized by PMNCH, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO and the International Health Partnership for UHC 2030 (UHC2030).
The event will call on policy makers, political leaders and other stakeholders to commit for greater accountability and multisectoral action to address the inequities experienced by women, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery
With a focus on equity, it will amplify the latest data and evidence to mobilize country commitments and action for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and rights. Don’t miss the launch of an advocacy and accountability brief that builds on the findings presented in the 2020 Progress Report on the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, “Protect the Progress: Rise, Refocus, Recover.” The brief reveals serious adversity with 90% of countries reporting one or more disruptions to essential health services. Women, children and adolescents bear the brunt of a “shadow pandemic,” threatening decades of progress in improving health and rights