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Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
Life expectancy at birth
Maternal mortality ratio
Stillbirth rate
Neonatal mortality rate
Infant mortality rate
Under 5 mortality rate
Antenatal care coverage: 4+ visits
Antenatal care coverage: 8+ visits
Births attended by skilled health personnel
Postpartum care coverage for mothers
Postnatal care coverage for newborns
Exclusive breastfeeding for infants under 6 months
Coverage of first dose of measles vaccination
Stunting - short height for age under age 5
Wasting – low weight for height under age 5
Overweight - heavy for height under 5
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Child marriage before age 15
Child marriage before age 18
Female genital mutilation
Sexual violence by age 18 - female
Sexual violence by age 18 - male
Very early child bearing under age 16
Adolescent birth rate ages 15 to 19
Contraceptive prevalance rate, modern methods, all women
Demand satisfied for modern contraception
Communicable Diseases
New HIV infections
Antiretroviral treatment coverage
Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Condom use
New TB infections
New malaria infections
Non-Communicable Diseases
Mortality from non-communicable diseases
Suicide mortality rate
Current tobacco use among females aged 15 and over
Current tobacco use among males aged 15 and over
Harmful alcohol use aged 15 and over
Health Financing
External health expenditure as % current health expenditure
Government health expenditure as % current health expenditure
Government health expenditure as % GDP
Government health expenditure as % general govt expenditure
Government health expenditure per capita
Out-of-pocket health expenditure as % of current health expenditure
Percentage of national health budget allocated for reproductive health
Health systems and policies
Density of health workers - physicians
Density of health workers - nurses and midwives
Density of health workers - pharmaceutical staff
Qualified obstetricians
Birth registration
At least basic drinking water
At least basic sanitation services
Open defecation
Implementation of AMRH Initiative

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The Technical Working Group

The technical working group (TWG) of African Health Stats is responsible for working with the AU to ensure integrity and quality of data on the platform and leading data revisions and quality assurance. The African Health Stats TWG is a sub-group of the African Union Commission’s Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Taskforce.
Members of the TWG include eminent African experts in health statistics (including demography and epidemiology) from the fields of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health; infectious diseases; public health and health financing. There are seven expert members presided by the Head of the Health, Population and Nutrition Division of the African Union Commission.

Click on a member's line to see their biography.

Dr Margaret Agama-AnyeteiHead of the Health, Nutrition and Population DivisionAfrican Union Commission
Dr Mohamed M AliScientist (Bio-statistician), Department of Reproductive Health and ResearchWorld Health Organization
Professor Yemane BerhaneDirector, Professor of Epidemiology and Public HealthAddis Continental Institute of Public Health, Ethiopia
Dr Jane DohertyConsultant in Health FinancingIndependent Consultant
Dr Priscilla A. IdeleDeputy Director, Office of ResearchUNICEF Office of Research
Professor Zoë MatthewsProfessor of Global Health and Social StatisticsUniversity of Southampton, UK
Dr Allisyn MoranScientist, Epidemiology Monitoring and Evaluation in the Department of Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent HealthWorld Health Organization
Dr Philomena Efua NyarkoStatistician and DemographerIndependent Research Consultant
Ms Nena ThunduEnding Child Marriage Campaign and Policy OfficerAfrican Union Commission
CARMMA African Union

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