Online Program

Child survival & child health

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will discuss the various success achieved with child health indicators across the globe. it will also discuss and highlight some of the best practices which have helped to achieve the MDG indicators. The presentations will also discuss the challenges faced and the various socio economic and cultural barriers in some regions which have slowed down the progress of MDGs being achieved.
Session Objectives: Describe programs that strengthen child health issues in international health settings. Discuss approaches and initiatives that lead to stronger child survival outcomes such as improved immunization programs.

Factors Associated with Childhood Mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Demographic and Health Survey-2014   
Paul Law, MD, MPH, MS, Franklin Baer, MHS-TM, DrPH, Lawrence Sthreshley, DrPH, Jenny Tegelvik, MPH and Susan Durberstein
Introduction of a non-traditional cord care practice in Haiti: Evaluation of a community-based campaign   
Susan Walsh, DNP, C-PNP, Heather Sipsma, PhD, Kathleen F. Norr, PhD, Girija Sankar and Leslie Cordes, MD, FAAP

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Vietnam Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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