maternal and child health services


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maternal and child health (MCH) services

various facilities and programs organized for the purpose of providing medical and social services for mothers and children. Medical services include prenatal and postnatal services, family planning care, and pediatric care in infancy.
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Effect on maternal and child health services in Rwanda of payment to primary health-care providers for performance: an impact evaluation, Lancet, 2011, 377(9775): 1421-1428.
Speaking on the landmark achievement of MCTS registrations, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said: "MCTS marks a paradigm shift in the approach towards monitoring health and family welfare programmes as it is aimed at ensuring complete delivery of maternal and child health services to all pregnant women and new born in an effort to reduce maternal, infant and child mortality in the country".
The draft strategy proposes that the package should "be delivered within maternal and child health services using a family-centred public health approach".
As the project for Strengthening Maternal and Child Health Services in Eastern Visayas known as the SMACHS-EV is about to end this month of July, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) did a formal handover of the project to the Department of Health and various local government units in Leyte.
Kotch has been a major scholar in maternal and child health and pediatrics, contributing to literature on children's injuries and violence, child care, abuse and neglect, infant mortality and perinatal health, maternal and child health services and other topics.
Through this direct funding approach, USAID leverages host country systems and personnel to reach people who have the greatest need for quality maternal and child health services.
Women's use of maternal and child health services has significant gaps between urban and rural areas.
This project will provide a maternal and pediatric ward at a secondary health facility located on the outskirts of Khartoum State, thereby improving the maternal and child health services in the state.
Tenders are invited for Integrate Comprehensive Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Activities into Maternal and Child Health Services.
The project is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health at the national level and in 21 provinces where maternal, newborn, and child morbidity and mortality is high and utilization of maternal and child health services is low.
Background : In the Republic of Ghana, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that address maternal and child health services, i.
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