Subject: Maternal and child health
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- Uthungulu District Profile: Integrating Health and Development Services for Mothers and Children
This document describes the Window of Opportunity project's efforts to integrate health and development services for mothers and children in Uthungulu District, South Africa. The Window of Opportunity project is a five-year initiative led by PATH, with support from BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities, that focuses on improving the health and development of children younger than two years in South Africa and Mozambique.
Publication date: September 2012
Part of series: Window of Opportunity project: district profiles
- Vaccines for the Future
Vaccines for the Future provides quarterly updates on our efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against pneumonia (pneumococcal disease) and diarrheal disease (rotavirus, Shigella, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli), as well as new vaccines for the global population against influenza, meningitis, polio, and respiratory syncytial virus. It includes updates on our progress, partnerships, and specific activities related to these projects.
Publication date: 2013
Part of series: E-newsletters
- Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System Manual
This manual provides a suggested standardized methodology for implementing the Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System across rotavirus vaccine studies. It provides details on scoring system parameters, identifies implementation challenges, and presents instructions for collecting symptom information and using the accompanying template Case Report Form and diary cards.
Author: Lewis K
Publication date: May 2011
- Where Child Meets Survival: Healthy Start for Child Survival in Indonesia
This report describes a project that sought to improve maternal health and child survival in Indonesia by strengthening Lombok's existing birth-centered system by delivering preventive health services to postpartum women and infants at or within one week of birth.
Publication date: June 1998
- Where the Standard Makes the Difference in the Real World of Malnutrition: Analysis of 10 Countries With DHS Data
This report presents findings from ten Demographic and Health Surveys to compare the prevalence of stunting, wasting, underweight, and overweight in children under 5 years by two international standards: the 1977 International Growth Reference and the 2006 Child Growth Standards. The findings have implications for evaluating children’s nutritional status and for analyzing trends.
Author: Kothari M, Rutstein S, Sangha J
Publication date: September 2009
- Working with District Health Offices in ASUH
Description of the work carried out with district health offices in Indonesia.
Publication date: 2003
- Zinc Treatment for Diarrhea
This fact sheet aims to raise awareness about zinc, a new treatment for diarrhea. One in a set of introductory resources, it provides stakeholders and policymakers in the world’s poorest countries with crucial information on a new tool to fight diarrheal disease.
Publication date: May 2013
Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets