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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-04-03T10:54:18-0400
This study is designed to evaluate the impact of use of mobile technology by community-based health workers on health-promoting behaviors among women related to reproductive, maternal, new...
This study is designed to evaluate the impact of team-based goals and performance-based incentives for community-based health workers on health-promoting behaviors among women related to r...
The Maternal Neonatal and Child health indicators in District Dadu of Pakistan portrays a dismal pictures and after the floods of 2010-2011 the health infrastructure of this district was b...
This study will implement the validated household-level water insecurity scale developed by study investigators among a cohort of postpartum women in Nyanza, Kenya and will assess a range ...
This study evaluates changes in knowledge, attitudes, practices and coverage of key reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) areas, including malaria, family planning (FP)...
Food-assisted maternal and child health and nutrition (FA-MCHN) programs may foster child growth during the first 1000 d (pregnancy and the first 2 y of a child's life), but evidence is scant.
We investigate links between child-care experiences - specifically care instability and mother's perceptions of care access - and maternal depressive symptoms, in an effort to illuminate policy-amenab...
Togo is experiencing a growing phenomenon of migration and consequently receives remittances from international migrants back to their relatives. Remittances represent about 9.4% of the gross domestic...
The evidence for negative influences of maternal stress during pregnancy on child cognition remains inconclusive. This study tested the association between maternal prenatal stress and child intellige...
Addressing maternal and child undernutrition is a priority for the National Nutrition Program of Ethiopia. In a cross-sectional design, we selected mother-child pairs (n = 630) from Halaba, south Ethi...
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
Programs organized for the purpose of providing medical and social services for mothers and children.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.