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Maternal and Child Health: Bringing evidence-based interventions to the frontline

Journal Article
(Published December, 2015)
Mancuso, L. (Author),
Amelia, D. (Author),
Muganda, M. (Author),
Rawlins, B. (Author),
Kim, Y.M. (Author),
Christensen, A. (Author),
Appiagyei, M. (Author),
Ayalew, F. (Author),
Lwatula, L. (Author),
Kols, A. (Editor)
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This theme issue of World Health & Population bridges achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 2015 targets and launch of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through global partnerships. Jhpiego, a NGO affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, worked over 40 years with countries and partners in evidence-based solutions for strengthening health systems and preparing high-quality public health workforce. Jhpiego initially focused on family planning programming but evolved to focus on maternal and newborn health (MNH), cervical cancer and HIV prevention, care and treatment. Articles and case studies highlight Jhpiego global leadership, training and program results from Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Zambia, Indonesia and Pakistan.

Table of Contents

  1. Shamian: From the Editor-in-Chief
  2. Mancuso: Introduction
  3. Mancuso: Addressing Maternal and Newborn Health: A Leadership Perspective
  4. Amelia: Case Study: Clinical Governance as an Approach to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health in 22 Hospitals in Indonesia
  5. Muganda: Case Study: A Rapid Rollout of Universal Maternal HAART Improves Outcomes among HIV-Positive Women and Their Infants in Kenya
  6. Rawlins: Case Study: Experience Applying and Tracking a Quality Improvement Approach for Maternal and Newborn Health Services in Sub-Saharan Africa
  7. Kim: Case Study: Effects of a Media Campaign on Breastfeeding Behaviors in Sindh Province, Pakistan
  8. Christensen: Case Study: Primary Healthcare Clinical Placements during Nursing and Midwifery Education in Lesotho
  9. Appiagyei: Case Study: The Role of eLearning in Midwifery Pre-Service Education in Ghana
  10. Ayalew: Factors Affecting Turnover Intention among Nurses in Ethiopia
  11. Lwatula: Case Study: Using Task Analysis to Determine the Status of Education and Practice of Medical Licentiates for the Provision of Anesthesia in Zambia

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Maternal and Child Health: Bringing evidence-based interventions to the frontline. World Health & Population. 2015;16(2):1-86