The World Health Organization (WHO) – Africa Region promotes the continuum of care spanning from pregnancy and childbirth, to childhood, adolescence and beyond.
The vision of this cluster, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, is to support countries to end preventable maternal and child death and control vaccine preventable diseases; improve nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, gender, equity and human rights, and promote healthy ageing. Its mission is to promote health through the life cycle. The cluster addresses Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition; Immunization and Vaccine Development; and Reproductive and Women’s Health.
Its priorities are to:
Inequality monitoring in sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health English [pdf]