Preventing Infant Mortality and Promoting the Health of Women, Infants and Children
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
2022 - 2023
An introductory course in epidemiology is suggested. Knowledge of statistics and familiarity with research methods is also recommended.
Focuses on the historical problems and interventions associated with infant mortality. Describes the scientific basis for maternal and infant mortality. Analyzes causes and consequences in a population and development of a programmatic and policy approach.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the scientific basis for infant mortality
- Discuss the epidemiology of infant health outcomes
- Analyze the causes and consequences of high infant mortality in a population
- Develop and critically appraise programmatic approaches and policies to reduce infant mortality rates in a population