Mother and Child Health

Mother and Child Health : Delivering the Services

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Mother and Child Health: Delivering the Services provides an overview of the services and programmes which provide mothers and their children with effective primary health care. The authors present a practical philosophy to guide health workers who organize and implement preventive and curative care for mothers and children, particularly in developing countries. This third edition follows the first two in design but has been completely updated to take into account changes in the social, ecological, and biological backgrounds of many more

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  • Hardback | 410 pages
  • 180 x 255 x 24mm | 846g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous black and white photographs, line drawings and tables
  • 019508148X
  • 9780195081480

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General introduction; 1. Cultural factors; 2. Historical developments; 3. The reasons for mother and child health services; 4. Population problems; 5. Women's health problems and status; 6. Common problems in children; 7. Nutrition and malnutrition; 8. Measurement of health; 9. Health education; 10. Health services for mothers; 11. Health services for children; 12. Health services for school-aged children; 13. Special programs; 14. Organization; 15. Personnel and training; 16. Delivery the servicesshow more

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