Online Program

Maternal & Child Health 1

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The presentations in this session will discuss the importance of maternal health in promoting healthy communities globally. There will be a discussion of the strategies and methods used to address the global challenges and help improve maternal health by decreasing maternal mortality.
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of maternal health in promoting healthy societies globally Identify solutions which can be effective in reducing maternal mortality globally
Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM

Is there a role for male community health workers to complement ashas in rural India?   
Ariel Higgins-Steele, MPA, Shanti Mahendra, MPhil, Dharitri Rout and Mila Rosenthal, PhD
Challenges and triumphs in implementation science: Measuring the impact of a low-tech, low cost obstetric and neonatal emergency simulation training program (PRONTO) in Mexico, Guatemala, and Kenya   
Dilys Walker, MD, Jimena Fritz, MD, MSc, Edgar Kestler, PhD, Onesmus Gachuno, MBChB, MMed, Susanna Cohen, DNP, MSN, CNM, Jenifer Fahey, MPH, MSN, CNM, Marisela Olvera, MD, MSc, Francesca Holme, MPH and Julia Dettinger, MPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Medical Care, Maternal and Child Health, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Vietnam Caucus, Women's Caucus, Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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