Online Program

Maternal & Child Health 2

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will discuss the importance of maternal health and its role in promoting healthier communities. The presentations will discuss the importance of contraceptive services and skilled birth atendants in improving maternala nd child health.
Session Objectives: Discuss why maternal health is crucial to improving the health of communities.
Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM

Factors associated with knowledge and use of emergency contraception: A global analysis   
Tia Palermo, PhD, Jennifer Bleck, MPH, Doctoral Student and Elizabeth Westley, MPH
Redefining immunization: Not just a shot in the arm   
Nancy Anderson, MD MPH and Erick Gbodossou, MD
Population-level impact of vouchers on access to health facility delivery for women in Kenya   
Francis Obare, Charlotte Warren, Timothy Abuya, Claire Watt, Ian Askew and Ben Bellows
Understanding barriers to increasing skilled birth attendance (SBA) in south Sudan   
A. Frederick Hartman, MD MPH, John Rumunu, MD, MPH and Erin Polich, MPH
Catalyzing change in rural guatemalan childbirth care: Evidence for a low-tech, low cost obstetric and neonatal emergency simulation training program, pronto   
Francesca Holme, MPH, Dilys Walker, MD, Edgar Kestler, PhD, Julia Dettinger, MPH, Monisha Sharma, MPH, Jimena Fritz, MD, MSc, Marisela Olvera, MD, MSc, Jenifer Fahey, MPH, MSN, CNM and Susanna Cohen, DNP, MSN, CNM

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

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

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