This course is designed to give students an overview of the issues pertinent to the health of mothers and children globally. Topics will include morbidity and mortality, antenatal care, labor/delivery, family planning, child health, nutrition, and HIV/AIDS. The health status of mothers and children is an important indicator of the health of a nation, so in this course, the major maternal child health indicators of developed countries will be contrasted with those of underdeveloped countries. Open to PHP, Worcester MPH, online MPH-nutrition, DNP/MS nursing students only. Open to all graduate students December 15th.
Global Maternal Child Health
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 6, 2017