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International and USG Health Goals: The Need for High Impact Solutions to Accelerate Mortality Reduction

Robert Clay
Deputy Assistant Administrator Bureau for Global Health US Agency for International Development

Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women USAIDHRSA Technical Meeting Mayflower Hotel Washington DC 1 April 2-3, 2014

Three International Health Goals

A Promise Renewed USAIDs effort: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Death (EPCMD): Reduce child mortality to 20 or fewer deaths/1000 live births by 2035; 50 maternal deaths/100,000 live births by 2035 FP2020 Increase access to family planning for 120 million women by 2020 AIDS-Free Generation Virtually no children are born with the virus

A Promise Renewed
Is an alliance of governments and civil society and private sector partners and donors to scale-up and accelerate action in three areas: Revitalizing the global movement for child and maternal survival Sharpening and resourcing evidence-based country plans Enhancing transparency and accountability USAID and UNICEF are the Secretariate working closely with with country governments and other stakeholders

APR EPCMD Strategy

APR EPCMD Strategy Continued

Geography 24 countries High Burden Populations Education and Empowerment Accountability, Transparency, Measurement High Impact Solutions

Ending Preventable Child Deaths by 2035: The Need to Accelerate U-5 Mortality Reduction through High Impact Solutions

Average Annual Rate of Reduction (%) from 1990-2011 for Under-Five Mortality in the 24 MCH priority countries

Ending Preventable Maternal Deaths by 2035: The Need to Accelerate Maternal Mortality Reduction through High Impact Solutions

Accelerating Mortality Reduction through Evidence-Based, High Impact Solutions

The findings from your research and programmatic interventions that you will present at this meeting - on proven and promising high impact solutions to reach:
Adolescents Pre-conception girls and women Postpartum girls and women Boys and Men Women Having High-Risk Pregnancies High Parity Women

And the emphasis on the continuum of care throughout the Reproductive Life Cycle will help accelerate mortality reductions.

Thank You!

We thank you for your contributions to this meeting and we look forward to learning from you.