- THE LANCET: Special release to mark opening of United Nations Assembly
20 SEPTEMBER 2012 – The Lancet is publishing a collection of papers outlining the latest thinking on how this can be achieved, as well as highlighting critical issues of accountability and equity.
- Press release: $20 Billion for Women’s and Children’s Health
Financial commitments of nearly $58 billion to The Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health includes about $20 billion in new money, according to a new report from The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH).
- UN September 2012: In focus
11 SEPTEMBER – Special events related to advocacy and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) which take place during the lead-up and the week of the opening of the United Nations General Assembly in New York
- PMNCH/FIGO: Progress towards MCH MDGs 4 & 5
PMNCH , in collaboration with FIGO and the Countdown to 2015 Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, is holding a session on Monday 8 October.
- Women Deliver President Jill Sheffield calls for focus on women in fight against chronic diseases
17 SEPTEMBER 2012 – With world leaders returning to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to renew commitments made the year before to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Jill Sheffield, President of PMNCH member organization, Women Deliver has called for women to be at the heart of these efforts.
- Preparatory Meeting of 2013 Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
16 SEPTEMBER |RECIFE, BRAZIL – The first preparatory meeting of the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health was held on 13-14 September in Recife, Brazil.
- UNICEF 2012 Progress Report: Rapid progress in child survival
NEW YORK, 13 September 2012 – Countries across the world are making rapid progress in reducing child deaths, demonstrating that it is possible to radically reduce child mortality over the span of two decades, a UNICEF report says today.
- UN-IGME: Accelerating progress on child survival since 2000
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 September 2012 – The pace of reducing child deaths has accelerated sharply since 2000, according to new data released today by UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the UN Population Division.
- 2012 APEC Ministers support maternal and child health
5-6 SEPTEMBER 2012 | Vladivostok, Russia – Ministers of the Asia-Pacific region (APEC) met in Vladivostok, Russia on September 5-6, 2012 to review the current state of affairs in the region, assess the progress APEC has made in 2012, and discuss the way forward for APEC.
- 21st Session of Human Rights Council opens in Geneva
10 SEPTEMBER 2012 | GENEVA – The 21st Session of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council has received a report which aims to help policymakers in improving women’s health and rights by providing guidance on implementing policies and programmes to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in accordance with human rights standards.
- UNSCN publishes new statement on Nutrition Security of Urban Populations
SEPTEMBER 2012 – Important global initiatives to improve nutrition have developed over the past years and many stakeholders have expressed their commitment and interest in supporting the scale-up of nutrition actions.
- WRA September Action: Be the Citizens’ Voice- Photo Contest
3 SEP – WRA wants to hear from you, the citizens, because you witness and experience where progress is and isn’t being made.
- Call for topics: Women Deliver maternal/newborn health theme
03 SEPTEMBER 2012 – An invitation to all individuals working in the field of MNH to contribute ideas and suggestions on the topics and issues that the maternal and newborn health stream should cover at the third Global Women Deliver Conference,
- Second Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration
3 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2012 | DURBAN – The Second Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration was held from 3-8 September in Durban, South Africa under the theme “Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS): Institutional and Human Infrastructure”.