April 2022 Collective – Tracking Progress
This session provided an overview of the latest evidence on maternal and newborn mortality and stillbirths, coverage of evidence-based interventions, and the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic on maternal and newborn health. Various panelists will share lessons learned and bring together the perspectives of researchers, policy-makers and implementers on the current state, challenges and opportunities for maternal and newborn health programming and monitoring. Questions will range from changes in the delivery of care to the identification of emerging innovations for strengthening data systems, framed within the context of the path to the SDGs.
Let’s use data sources in creative ways and build capacity [for data use] within local teams so that we can act on data to solve local problems.Dr. Choolwe Jacobs, Zambia