Online Program

Maternal Newborn and Child Health II

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will discuss the various success achieved with relation to MDG 4 and 5 global. 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 maternal and child health issues in international health settings. Discuss approaches and initiatives that lead to stronger maternal and child health outcomes.

Continuum of care in a maternal, newborn and child health program in Ghana: Low completion rate and multiple obstacle factors   
Francis Yeji, Shibanuma Akira, Abraham Oduro, Dr., Seth Owusu-Agyei, Margaret Gyapong, Evelyn Ansah, Gloria Asare, Masamine Jimba, MPH, MD,PhD and Abraham Hodgson
Paradox of care seeking behavior in maternal, neonatal, and child health: Socio-economic status, choice of facilities, and continuum of care   
Akira Shibanuma, Francis Yeji, Sumiyo Okawa, Evelyn Ansah, Kimiyo Kikuchi, Margaret Gyapong, Keiko Nanishi, Seth Owusu-Agyei, PhD, Abraham Oduro, Dr., Gloria Asare, Junko Yasuoka, Abraham Hodgson and Masamine Jimba

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, 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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