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Call to Action

Call to Action Sets Course to End Preventable Child Deaths/ The Sustained Effort: A Promise Renewed

On June 14-15, 2012, over 80 countries represented by governments and a multitude of partners from the private sector, civil society, and faith-based organizations gathered at the Child Survival Call to Action – a high-level forum convened by the governments of Ethiopia, India and the United States, in collaboration with UNICEF... Read more »

Evidence Review Teams (ERT)


Supporting Children and Caregivers

What are the effective and sustainable interventions to promote and support behavior changes required for and by families, mothers and other caregivers to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?

Empowering Communities

What are the effective means to facilitate and empower communities to organize and advocate for interventions to achieve behavior and social changes that are needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?

Sustainable Health
Systems and Policy Supports

What types of sustainable health systems and policy supports are effective in producing behavior and social changes for and by primary caregivers, families, and communities that are needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?

Gender Dynamics

What are the effective and sustainable interventions that focus on gender dynamics as a means to promote and support behavior and social change that is needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?

Stigma and Discrimination

What are the effective and sustainable interventions that address stigma and discrimination as a means to promote and support behavior and social change that is needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?

Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation

What are the effective and sustainable interventions that utilize advances in science, technology and innovation to promote and support behavior and social changes that are needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimize healthy and protective child development to age five?