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A global movement initiated in 2003 that tracks progress in maternal, newborn & child health in the 75 highest burden countries to promote action and accountability
75 countries that together account for > 95% of maternal and child deathsworldwide
Four streams of work to promote accountability, 2011-2015
-Annual reporting on 11 indicators for the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health (COIA)
-Contribute to follow-up of A Promise Renewed/Call to Action
What does Countdown monitor?
Mortality data through 2010:
2011 child mortality data was released in late 2012:
Under-five mortality rate (U5MR)= 90 deaths per 1000 live births
Infant mortality rate (IMR) = 58 deaths per 1000 live births
Neonatal mortality rate (NMR) = 28 deaths per 1000 live births
Variable coverage along the continuum of care
(% of recommended minimum)
The wide bars for some indicators show important inequalities in coverage.
Inequality is greatest for family planning, skilled birth attendant, and 4+ antenatal care visits.
Other interventions show much smaller gapsin coverage.
4. Country Countdown event and media outreach
Technical assistance to support countries: