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Module leads

 

Fiona Alderdice Fiona Alderdice

Claire CarsonClaire Carson

Learning objectives:

  • To understand the global burden of maternal and child mortality and morbidity
  • To appreciate the major determinants and risk factors for maternal and child mortality and morbidity
  • To examine the design, implementation and evaluation of strategies for the prevention of maternal and child mortality in both developed and developing countries
  • To evaluate the specific challenges of epidemiological research in maternal and child health

Sessions:

  1. Maternal mortality
  2. Perinatal and child mortality and morbidity
  3. Reproductive health, family planning and fertility
  4. Safe childbirth – Midwifery perspective
  5. Complex pregnancy  - Obstetric perspective
  6. Perinatal Mental Health
  7. Care of the sick newborn
  8. Breastfeeding
  9. RCTs involving pregnant women and their babies
  10. PPI discussion panel