Professor Ali Mokdad will give the talk “Data driving changes: Salud Mesoamérica 2015 (SM2015) experience using innovative tools to reduce the equity gap” as part of a session on using data to improve health systems’ ability to respond to challenges in maternal and neonatal health at the first-ever Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference in Mexico. The Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative is a results-based financing program that aims to improve maternal and child health among the poorest 20% of the population in the countries it serves.