Online Program

Innovative Approaches to Global Maternal and Child Health

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will provide a cross cultural perspective on social support for pregnant women and teens and examine outcomes related to health beliefs and practices. In addition, the effectiveness of MCH interventions such as literacy programs and vaccination will be presented. Participants will also learn about a variety of evaluation and research methodologies. Discussion will focus on cultural factors in MCH health and illness and appropriate methods of examining outcomes for different interventions.
Session Objectives: Assess the contributions of social support and literacy to health outcomes for mothers and children. Compare different types of evaluation methodologies for MCH interventions. Evaluate the effectiveness of different levels of MCH interventions (prenatal support, vaccinations, literacy) on health.
Pamela Surkan, PhD, ScD
Judy Lewis, MPhil and Lindsay Edouard, Dr

Effects of obeying traditional rituals during postpartum period on depression in Taiwan—the role of male support and marital satisfaction   
Chao-Hung Chen, MD, MHP, PHD, Heng-Kien Au, MD, Min-Chao Huang, MD, Li-Jen Liang, Wan-Chien Lin, MS and Yi-Hua Chen, Ph D
Intimate partner violence in timor-leste: Are there associations with reproductive healthcare or birth outcomes?   
Rebecca Meiksin, MPH, Mary Anne Mercer, DrPH, Susan Thompson, MPH, Amy Hagopian, Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health; Senior Health Workforce Policy Advisor, Health Alliance International and Dominique Meekers, PhD
Midterm evaluation of core group polio project in Ethiopia   
Filimona Bisrat, MD, MPH and Legesse Bezabih, MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: International Health, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)