142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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International MCH New Approaches to Old Problems

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session will address common problems affecting the health of women and children. These include war,trauma and migration, parenting skills, reproductive health and family planning, infant growth and nutrition and obstetric hemorrhage. These are problems that have been with us for a long time and the papers will address new insights into causes and solutions.
Session Objectives: 1.Describe key issues affecting health outcomes of women and children. 2.Discuss the role of war and trauma on migration and parenting. 3.Explain the factors relating to infant growth stunting. 4.Evaluate use of non-pneumatic anti-shock garment and predictors of maternal hemorrhage.
Judy Lewis, MPhil and Lindsay Edouard, Co-Chair, International Maternal and Child Health

Somali refugee women's parenting experiences during war and resettlement
Brooke Nunn, MPH, MSW and Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN
Predictors of Stunting in Early Infancy Among Bolivian Children
Kaitlyn Stanhope, Paulina Rebolled Esteinou, MD, MSc, Rachel M. Burke, MPH, Juan Leon, PhD, MPH, Michael D. Garber, Rita Revollo and Rebecca Heritage
Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG): When and where to apply
Janelle Downing, MS, Alison El Ayadi, ScD, MPH, Suellen Miller, PhD, CNM, Elizabeth Butrick, MPH and James G. Kahn, MD
Early Clinical Predictors for Adverse Maternal Outcome from Obstetric Hemorrhage
Alison El Ayadi, ScD, MPH, Elizabeth Butrick, MPH, Hannah Nathan, MD, Natasha Hezelgrave, MD, Andrew Shennan, MD and Suellen Miller, PhD, CNM

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Peace Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)