July 7, 2016 – The Lives Saved Tool was used to analyze Afghanistan’s progress in reducing child and maternal mortality for the Countdown to 2015 case study series. The assessment indicated that a lack of reliable data due to the political instability in Afghanistan has made it impossible to provide accurate estimates of mortality reduction.
July 6, 2016 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently released its annual report, Acting on the Call, which describes the organization’s efforts to reduce preventable child and maternal deaths in 24 priority countries.
May 18, 2016 – The Lives Saved Tool was used to evaluate Peru’s progress in reducing child mortality for the Countdown to 2015 case study.
April 9, 2016—An analysis published in the Lancet using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is featured in the World Bank’s Disease Control Priorities 3rd Edition forthcoming volume, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.
March 30, 2016 – We are pleased to announce the start of the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) webinar initiative -- a monthly series of live, online teaching sessions for users to learn more about LiST functionalities and have their questions answered by the LiST team.
March 18, 2016 – Adrienne Clermont and Neff Walker of the LiST team traveled to Dakar, Senegal, to conduct a three-day workshop for staff from the Malian government who are working on the National Evaluation Platform.
February 25, 2016 – Malawi was selected by Countdown to 2015 to participate in a case study to evaluate its success in reducing under-5 mortality by two-thirds from 1990 to 2015.