Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Child and adolescent health and development: progress report 2006-2007

World Health Organisation

Progress report 2006-2007

Publication details

Number of pages: 20
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English



This publication outlines the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development's (CAH) key achievements during the 2006-2007 biennium. It includes a message from the Director and highlights from the following areas of work.

The health of newborns:

  • Causes of newborn deaths
  • Newborn guidelines
  • Newborns in IMCI

Infant Feeding:

  • Breastfeeding
  • HIV and infant feeding
  • Infant feeding indicators

Child health and development:

  • MDG 4: How are we doing?
  • IMCI coverage and evaluation
  • Country Profiles
  • Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children
  • Bringing health to communities
  • New approaches to training health workers
  • New treatment for severe malnutrition at community level
  • Paediatric HIV
  • Pneumonia
  • ORS+Zinc
  • Child Development
  • Child and Adolescent Rights
  • Regional Story: Eastern Mediterranean Region

Adolescent health and development:

  • Gathering and using strategic information
  • Developing supportive, evidence-informed policies
  • Scaling up the provision of health services and commodities
  • Strengthening action in other sectors and civil society
  • Building capacity
  • Supporting country action.