Countdown to 2015 tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality. It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps, and proposes new actions to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health.


Countdown's 2014 Report

Fulfilling the Health Agenda for Women and Children, released exactly 18 months to the day from the 2015 MDG deadline, highlights progress and unfinished business in the 75 Countdown countries.


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New country case studies

New Countdown case studies in Malawi, Ethiopia and Tanzania, summarized in one-page Briefing Notes, seek to understand and explain how national RMNCH progress was achieved and highlight actions needed to save more lives.

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