Our work

PMNCH’s efforts to drive progressive improvements in the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents in stable, fragile and humanitarian settings span four areas:

Knowledge and evidence

PMNCH synthesizes, disseminates and amplifies vital research and evidence on women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health, with a particular focus on high-impact interventions and innovations to improve outcomes. This evidence is crucial to guide policy and programming decisions, and enable the tracking of progress towards national, regional and global goals.

Advocacy

PMNCH helps to forge consensus and unify its members around clear policy priorities and common advocacy messages. PMNCH provides resources and platforms to equip, connect and amplify the voices of its partners. Amid the many issues and priorities competing for popular and political attention at national and global levels, PMNCH helps sustain focus on women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and well-being.

Accountability

PMNCH supports and fosters unified, independent and mutual accountability processes and platforms to hold all partners accountable for results, resources and rights. PMNCH tracks commitments and synthesizes progress towards achieving the Global Strategy’s “survive, thrive and transform” objectives and the related SDG targets. PMNCH also supports a panel of experts, the Independent Accountability Panel, that reports annually on progress towards the global goals directly to the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child.

Country engagement

Country engagement, shaped by country context and guided by in-country partners, is a priority for the Partnership and its member organizations. PMNCH’s various country-level activities are geared towards enabling the participation of all its constituencies in national and subnational efforts to improve women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and well-being. Such multistakeholder engagement is key to accelerating progress towards the Global Strategy's objectives and related SDG targets.

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