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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)= 67 deaths per 1000 live births
Infant mortality rate (IMR) = 43 deaths per 1000 live births
Neonatal mortality rate (NMR) = 30 deaths per 1000 live births
(% of recommended minimum)
The wide bars for most indicators show important inequalities in coverage.
Inequality is greatest for skilled birth attendant and careseeking for pneumonia.
Other indicators show much smaller gapsin coverage.
4. Country Countdown event and media outreach
Technical assistance to support countries: