Edited by Helen J. Owen, Neha S. Singh, Peter Berman, Joy E. Lawn and Jennifer Requejo
Volume 16 Supplement 2
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: analysing progress towards maternal and child survival in the Millennium Development Goal era
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Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):791
Accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in the Sustainable Development Goal eraCitation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):799
Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):793
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what have we learned about processes and progress towards MDGs 4 and 5?
Countdown to 2015 was a multi-institution consortium tracking progress towards Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5. Case studies to explore factors contributing to progress (or lack of progress) in rep...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):794
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: systematic tools to address the “black box” of health systems and policy assessment
Evaluating health systems and policy (HSP) change and implementation is critical in understanding reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) progress within and across countries. Whilst data for ...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):790
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what can analysis of national health financing contribute to understanding MDG 4 and 5 progress?
Countdown to 2015 (Countdown) supported countries to produce case studies that examine how and why progress was made toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5. Analysing how health-financing data ...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):792
Subnational variation for care at birth in Tanzania: is this explained by place, people, money or drugs?
Tanzania achieved the Millennium Development Goal for child survival, yet made insufficient progress for maternal and neonatal survival and stillbirths, due to low coverage and quality of services for care at ...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):795
Examining national and district-level trends in neonatal health in Peru through an equity lens: a success story driven by political will and societal advocacy
Peru has impressively reduced its neonatal mortality rate (NMR). We aimed, for the period 2000–2013, to: (a) describe national and district NMR variations over time; (b) assess NMR trends by wealth quintile an...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):796
Afghanistan has made considerable gains in improving maternal and child health and survival since 2001. However, socioeconomic and regional inequities may pose a threat to reaching universal coverage of health...Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):797
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