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Maternal and child health 1

Module leads

 

Marian Knight Marian Knight

manisha nairManisha Nair

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 and morbidity
  2. Perinatal and child mortality in high income countries
  3. Perinatal and child mortality in low income countries
  4. Why is breastfeeding important?
  5. Practical 1: Maternal mortality and morbidity
  6. Real-life challenges in maternal and perinatal health services research
  7. Randomised controlled trials in maternal and perinatal field
  8. Practical 2: Designing and analysing maternal and child health studies