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Practical mother and child health in developing countries

G. J. Ebrahim

Practical mother and child health in developing countries

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Prenatal care.,
    • Child health services -- Developing countries.,
    • Maternal health services -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementG. J. Ebrahim.
      SeriesMacmillan tropical community health manuals
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRJ101 .E27 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4478377M
      ISBN 100333241118, 0333253639
      LC Control Number79306219

      MNCH Resources The health and survival of mothers, newborns, and children are inextricably connected. In a n effort to improve maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) outcomes and advance HBS activities worldwide, we are happy to share key MNCH resources and information developed by our partners and other global health organizations. For Health Extension Workers Melkie Edris developing countries in general and in Ethiopia in particular. It is quite After the 7th day of delivery the mother and the child warm in the sun every morning Eating inset (false banana) which prevents constipationFile Size: KB. Determining BMI is a cheap, reliable way for health workers to identify malnutrition in clients. The BMI wheel was created to make calculating BMI and BMI-for-age quicker and easier for health workers in developing countries. Using this time-saving tool, health workers can quickly determine BMI and nutritional status without Size: KB. Maternal and Reproductive Health Save the Children works to improve maternal, newborn, infant and child health (MNCH) and survival in the most vulnerable communities around the world. Through global and local efforts, from to , the global maternal mortality ratio declined by 44 percent – from deaths to deaths per , live.


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