Events calendar

 

Every Newborn was developed through an extensive outreach and consultation process involving national, regional and global events, from July 2013, to review and adoption of the plan at the World Health Assembly May 2014. The final action plan was launched at the Partner’s Forum in Johannesburg in June 2014. Major events and milestones are shown on the timeline below.Download a pdf of the calendar

  • 2014

  • Global and Regional Action

  • 2015

  • 20-25 January 2014

    Every Newborn Action Plan presented to WHO Executive Board Geneva, Switzerland

  • April 2014

    Draft Every Newborn Action Plan submitted in anticipation of WHA

    14-17 April 2014

    WHO/ AU joint meeting for African Ministers of Health Luanda, Angola

  • 8-13 April 2015

    Helping Babies Survive: Asia Regional Workshop Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • 2 May 2014

    Every Newborn Panel at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting Vancouver, Canada

    5 May 2014

    International day of the Midwife

    6 May 2014

    Launch of Save the Children “State of the World’s Mothers” report

    19-23 May 2014

    Discussion of Every Newborn Action Plan at World Health Assembly Geneva, Switzerland

    20 May 2014

    Launch of Lancet Every Newborn series New York, USA

    21 May 2014

    Every Newborn breakfast event at Canadian Mission Geneva, Switzerland

    28-30 May 2014

    Saving Every Woman Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach Summit Toronto, Canada

    May 2014

    Incorporation of WHA comments into action plan

  • May 2015

    World Health Assembly 2015 Geneva, Switzerland

  • June 2014 (TBC)

    Launch of the Lancet Midwifery Series

    1-5 June 2014

    Launch of the “State of the World’s Midwifery” report at the 30th triennial congress of the International Confederation of Midwives Prague, Czech Republic

    25-26 June 2014

    Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths Washington, USA

    26-27 June 2014

    AU Summit of African Heads of State Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

    30 June – 1 July 2014

    Launch of Every Newborn Action Plan at the Partner’s Forum Johannesburg, South Africa

  • 9-11 June 2015

    WHO/World Bank/USAID Measurement Summit Washington DC

    19-23 June 2015

    International Council of Nurses Conference Seoul, South Korea

    25-26 June 2015

    Summer Conference on Neonatology Provence, France

  • September 2014 (TBC)

    WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

    1-5 September 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for Africa Benin

    15-18 September 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for Europe Copenhagen, Denmark

    16-29 September 2014

    United Nations General Assembly New York

    17-18 September 2014

    India Lancet Every Newborn series and national action plan launch

    29 September – 3 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Americas Washington D.C., USA

  • 2-4 September 2015

    International Society for Child Indicators Cape Town, South Africa

    15-20 September 2015

    Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies (jENS) 2015 Budapest, Hungary

    25-27 September 2015

    UN Summit on post-2015 New York, USA

  • 13-17 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific Philippines

    17-21 October 2014

    5th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Barcelona, Spain

    19-22 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean Tunisia

    23-24 October 2014

    Nigerian Newborn Health Conference Nigeria

  • 4-9 October 2015

    FIGO Congress/Lancet series on stillbirths Vancouver, Canada

    19-22 October 2015

    Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference Mexico City

  • 17 November 2014

    World Prematurity Daywith events planned in 60+ countries

    17-19 November 2014

    November International KMC Conference Kigali, Rwanda

  • 17 November 2015

    World Prematurity Day Global

  • 11-14 December 2014

    4th International Congress of UENPS Athens, Greece

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  • Global and Regional Action

  • Country Action

  • 19-22 June 2013

    11th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine Moscow, Russia

    End June 2013

    LAC Neonatal Alliance meeting El Salvador

  • 9-11 July 2013

    Every Newborn West Africa Consultation meeting Dakar, Senegal

    4-16 / 8-9 / 15-16 July 2013

    Abuja + 12 head of state meeting and preparatory meetings 4-5 July 2013 (CSO meeting) 8-9 July 2013 (health experts meeting) 15-16 July 2013 (heads of state meeting) Abuja, Nigeria

    14-19 July 2013

    Third International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Africa Regional Conference Nairobi, Kenya

  • July 2013

    A Promise Renewed Launch Senegal

    28 July 2013

    A Promise Renewed Launch Liberia

  • 1-3 August 2013

    International RMNCH Conference Johannesburg, South Africa

    24-29 August 2013

    The 27th International Congress of Pediatricians Melbourne, Australia

    30 August – 1 September 2013

    Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation Kathmandu, Nepal

  • August 2013

    Every Newborn Tanzania consultation meeting Tanzania

    August 2013

    A Promise Renewed Launch Uganda

    August 2013

    A Promise Renewed Launch ministry of health launch with parliamentarians Malawi

    August 2013

    Every Newborn India consultation meeting India

    13 August 2013

    Every Newborn Malawi consultation meeting Malawi

    11-13 August 2013

    Every Newborn Nepal consultation meeting Nepal

    15-16 August 2013

    Every Newborn Kenya consultation meeting Kenya

    15-16 August 2013

    Every Newborn Pakistan consultation meeting Pakistan

    24-25 August 2013

    Every Newborn Afghanistan consultation meeting Afghanistan

  • 5-8 September 2013

    The 8th International Neonatal Nursing Conference Belfast, Northern Ireland

    10-12 September 2013

    A Promise Renewed for the Americas (USAID/PAHO/ WHO) Panama

    23-29 September 2013

    UN General Assembly and high-level meeting on the post-MDG framework New York, USA

  • September 2013

    Every Newborn Thailand consultation meeting Thailand

    September 2013

    Every Newborn Nigeria consultation meeting Nigeria

    2 September 2013

    Every Newborn Senegal consultation meeting Senegal

    16-21 September 2013

    Every Newborn Democratic Republic of Congo consultation meeting Democratic Republic of Congo

  • 2-5 October 2013

    The 1st FIGO Africa Regional Conference of Gynecology and Obstetrics Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    October 2013

    Draft of Every Newborn to WHO executive board Geneva, Switzerland

    October 2013

    Kangaroo Mother Care acceleration meeting in Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey

    23 October 2013

    National governments and development partners meet to discuss the development of the Every Newborn plan Every Newborn policy roundtable, Geneva

  • 12-15 November 2013

    Third International Conference on Family Planning Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    15 November 2013

    World Prematurity Day Global day of action by all stakeholders; global media and social media campaigns

    15 November 2013

    Discussion on the prevention and care of preterm birth and the Every Newborn Action Plan at World Prematurity Day Events Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA

    17 November 2013

    World Prematurity Day Global and country events; global media campaign

    19 November 2013

    Technical symposium to discuss strategies for strengthening country programs for the prevention of preterm birth and the care of babies born too soon Washington DC, USA

  • November 2013

    Every Newborn Philippines consultation meeting Philippines

  • 12–13 December 2013

    Global Stakeholder meeting New York, USA

Global and Regional Action

2014
January
  • 20-25 January 2014

    Every Newborn Action Plan presented to WHO Executive Board Geneva, Switzerland

Febuary
  • Febuary 2014

    Regional briefings on draft Every Newborn Action Plan in Geneva and New York

  • Febuary 2014

    Online consultation on draft Every Newborn Action Plan

  • 25 Febuary 2014

    Launch of Save the Children Newborn report

March
  • March 2014

    Every Newborn Action Plan revision following comments from Executive Board and online consultation Geneva, Switzerland

April
  • April 2014

    Draft Every Newborn Action Plan submitted in anticipation of WHA

  • 14-17 April 2014

    WHO/ AU joint meeting for African Ministers of Health Luanda, Angola

May
  • 2 May 2014

    Every Newborn Panel at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting Vancouver, Canada

  • 5 May 2014

    International day of the Midwife

  • 6 May 2014

    Launch of Save the Children “State of the World’s Mothers” report

  • 19-23 May 2014

    Discussion of Every Newborn Action Plan at World Health Assembly Geneva, Switzerland

  • 20 May 2014

    Launch of Lancet Every Newborn series New York, USA

  • 21 May 2014

    Every Newborn breakfast event at Canadian Mission Geneva, Switzerland

  • 28-30 May 2014

    Saving Every Woman Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach Summit Toronto, Canada

  • May 2014

    Incorporation of WHA comments into action plan

June
  • June 2014 (TBC)

    Launch of the Lancet Midwifery Series

  • 1-5 June 2014

    Launch of the “State of the World’s Midwifery” report at the 30th triennial congress of the International Confederation of Midwives Prague, Czech Republic

  • 25-26 June 2014

    Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths Washington, USA

  • 26-27 June 2014

    AU Summit of African Heads of State Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

  • 30 June – 1 July 2014

    Launch of Every Newborn Action Plan at the Partner’s Forum Johannesburg, South Africa

September
  • September 2014 (TBC)

    WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

  • 1-5 September 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for Africa Benin

  • 15-18 September 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for Europe Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 16-29 September 2014

    United Nations General Assembly New York

  • 17-18 September 2014

    India Lancet Every Newborn series and national action plan launch New York

  • 29 September – 3 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Americas Washington D.C., USA

october
  • 13-17 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific Philippines

  • 17-21 October 2014

    5th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Barcelona, Spain

  • 19-22 October 2014

    WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean Tunisia

  • 23-24 October 2014

    Nigerian Newborn Health Conference Nigeria

november
  • 17 November 2014

    World Prematurity Day with events planned in 60+ countries

  • 17-19 November 2014

    November International KMC Conference Kigali, Rwanda

december
  • 11-14 December 2014

    4th International Congress of UENPS

    Athens, Greece

2013
june
  • End June 2013

    LAC Alliance meeting El Salvador

  • 19-22 June 2013

    11th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine Moscow, Russia

july
  • 9-11 July 2013

    Every Newborn West Africa Consultation meeting Dakar, Senegal

    14-19 July 2013

    Third International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Africa Regional Conference Nairobi, Kenya

  • 4-16 / 8-9 / 15-16 July 2013

    Abuja + 12 head of state meeting and preparatory meetings 4-5 July 2013 (CSO meeting) 8-9 July 2013 (health experts meeting) 15-16 July 2013 (heads of state meeting) Abuja, Nigeria

August
  • 24-29 August 2013

    The 27th International Congress of Pediatricians Dakar, Senegal

  • 1-3 August 2013

    International RMNCH Conference Johannesburg , South Africa

    30 August – 1 September 2013

    Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation Nairobi, Kenya

September
  • 10-12 September 2013

    A Promise Renewed for the Americas (USAID/PAHO/ WHO) Panama

  • 5-8 September 2013

    The 8th International Neonatal Nursing Conference Belfast, Northern Ireland

    23-29 September 2013

    UN General Assembly and high-level meeting on the post-MDG framework New York, USA

October
  • October 2013

    Draft of Every Newborn to WHO executive board Geneva , Switzerland

  • October 2013

    Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health Stakeholder meeting Ottawa, Canada

  • 21-22 October 2013

    Kangaroo Mother Care acceleration meeting in Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey

  • 23 October 2013

    National governments and development partners meet to discuss the development of the Every Newborn plan Every Newborn policy roundtable, Geneva

November
  • 12-15 November 2013

    Third International Conference on Family Planning Addis Ababa Ethiopia

  • 15 November 2013

    World Prematurity Day Global day of action by all stakeholders; global media and social media campaigns

  • 15 November 2013

    Discussion on the prevention and care of preterm birth and the Every Newborn Action Plan at World Prematurity Day Events Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA

  • 17 November 2013

    World Prematurity Day Global and country events; global media campaign

  • 19 November 2013

    Technical symposium to discuss strategies for strengthening country programs for the prevention of preterm birth and the care of babies born too soon Washington DC, USA

December
  • 12-13 December 2013

    Every Newborn Stakeholders meeting New York, USA

Country Action

2013
july
  • July 2013

    A promise renewed launch Uganda

  • July 2013

    A promise renewed launch Senegal

  • 28 July 2013

    A promise renewed launch Liberia

August
  • August 2013

    Every Newborn India consultation meeting India

    August 2013

    A promise renewed launch ministry of health launch with parliamentarians Malawi

November
  • November 2013

    Every Newborn Philippines consultation meeting Philippines

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