Maternal & Child Health

Advocating for strong policies and programs addressing maternal and child health

Every Woman Every Child Commitment

The Every Woman Every Child movement was launched in 2010 to build support for the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health and has since redoubled its efforts in support of the updated Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescent’s Health that was launched in September of 2015.  In addition to helping mobilize and intensify global action around maternal and child health, the Foundation is directly contributing to the objectives of EWEC through its commitment to work with governments to improve access to life-long ART through maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services over the next several years.

CARMMA + Maputo Plan of Action

The Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) was initiated by the African Union Commission to address the challenges of maternal mortality in African countries and launched in 2009. EGPAF supports this initiative through its strong collaboration with the African Union and advocating for evidence-based innovations and best practices to reduce maternal mortality.

Children Matter in the Fight Against HIV

This document presents key facts about the impact HIV/AIDS has on children and outlines the important steps of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV.  Read More