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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
 
Session: Evidence Based Interventions in International MCH
3293.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Oral
Evidence Based Interventions in International MCH
This session will provide current evidenced based best practices in international maternal and child health. The session will focus on key elements of care and health beliefs in pregnancy, delivery and child health. We willarticulate and identify similarities in childbirth beliefs in 3 sub Saharan African countries and discuss their implications for maternal care. We will look at care for pregnant women in Egypt and Mexico and discuss how to intervene with appropriate service and technologies. We will investigate the latest evidence in treatment of childhood pneumonia.We will discuss methods to protect the human rights of children in international health research.
Learning Objectives: Identify key elements of care and health beliefs in pregnancy, delivery and child health Articulate and identify similarities in childbirth beliefs in 3 sub Saharan African countries and discuss their implications for maternal care Analyze the risk factors for pregnant women in Egypt and Mexico and discuss how to intervene with appropriate service and technologies Identify and apply the latest evidence in treatment of childhood pneumonia Recognize and apply methods to protect the human rights of children in international health research
Organizer(s):Lindsay Edouard, MD
Judy Lewis, MPhil
2:30 PMPregnancy risk assessment in Juarez, Mexico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Enrique Suarez, MD, Larry K. Olsen, Dr PH, CHES, Adriana Pena, BS, Juan Zevallos, MD, John Moraros, MD, MPH, Yelena Bird, MD, MPH
2:47 PMHow well can we predict postpartum hemorrhage? Insights from Egyptian data  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ndola Prata, MD, MSc, Farnaz Vahidnia, MD, MPH, Reginald Gipson, Sabry Hamza, MD, Amr Fathy, MD
3:04 PMChildbirth beliefs and practices in rural areas of Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Tanzania: Results from a large-scale population-based survey  [ Recorded presentation ]
Pamela L. Bolton, MHS, Ann K. Blanc, PhD, Ellen Brazier, MA
3:21 PMProtecting the human rights of children in international health research activities  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tapfuma Murove, Katie Schenk, MA, MSc, Jan Williamson
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Black Caucus of Health Workers; Community Health Workers SPIG; Epidemiology; International Health; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA