This strategy calls for accelerated and sustained action for child survival in the Western Pacific Region of the WHO and the East Asia and Pacific Region of UNICEF. It focuses on children from birth to five years of age. The strategy calls for one coordination mechanism for planning child survival actions at country level; one national plan; one monitoring and evaluation process; a focus on advocacy and communication; and financial resources to accelerate and sustain progress
"This paper traces the evolution and working of the Global Equity Gauge Alliance (GEGA) and its efforts to promote health equity...[It] provides examples of strategies for promoting pro-equity policy and social change and reviews experiences and lessons, both in terms of technical success of interventions and in relation to the conceptual development and refinement of the Equity Gauge Strategy..."
This paper presents a rights-based approach to monitoring and evaluating changes in human and children's rights. Monitoring is an essential tool for the promotion of human rights, and a right-based perspective allows programme managers to measure the impact of interventions in terms of changes in a series of dimensions: in the lives of children and young people, in policies and practice affecting children's rights, in children's ability to participate as active citizens and to enjoy non-discriminatory treatment, and in the capacity of the community and civil society to support their rights. Annexes include outlines of child rights programming approaches and an example of rights-based monitoring of HIV/AIDS with a selection of possible indicators. The paper is aimed at UN agencies, donors and NGOs working with children
These guidance notes discuss how the principle of poverty reduction can be put into practice
This website features annual reports, journals and working papers on key disability issues for the South East Europe region. It communicates information about Handicap International's Disability Monitor Initiative to gather and disseminate information relevant to disabled people in the region. This initiative is based on field research consulting with people with disabilities, service providers, members of civil society, government officials and local authorities. The website would be useful for anyone with an interest in disability information and knowledge management and its impact on policy development
Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion