Conference Expected Outcomes
The expected outcomes of the Conference were to:
- Raise awareness and prompt action in the promotion of regular reporting of progress made in the field of maternal, newborn and child health at the country level;
- Make use of the Countdown 2008 Report to help promote actions in maternal, newborn and child health through adequate health policies at the country level;
- Promote policy- and decision-makers’ awareness on both maternal and child health issues (MDG 4 and 5) in terms of commitment, resources allocation and action at the country and/or regional level (possibly with the help of IPU).