Evidence-based maternal and child health

Alan Tita, John E. Ehiri

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Learning Objectives: After reading this chapter and answering the discussion questions that follow, you should be able to Present a synopsis of the status of evidence-based global maternal and child health practice and policy, with particular emphasis on developing countries. Discuss the methods, advantages and criticisms of evidence-based practice. Discuss relevant historical milestones in the emergence of the evidence-based maternal and child health movement. Identify and describe specific examples of maternal and child health interventions that are currently considered evidence based and evaluate research priorities relevant to achievement of maternal and child health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMaternal and Child Health
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Challenges, Programs, and Policies
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9780387892443
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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