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Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy in Public Health, Third Edition takes a developmental approach to learning about Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Organized according to fundamental principles of MCH, the book covers traditional MCH topics such as family planning and maternal and infant health as well as skills that are applicable across Public Heath disciplines such as planning, research, monitoring, and advocacy.
Successfully tested in prestigious academic programs of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, Third Edition appeals to students across the health professions and those interested in women’s health, reproductive health, maternal and infant health, the health of children and adolescents, including those with special needs.
The Third Edition is a thorough update that includes:
New chapters on Environmental Health, Life Course, Oral Health, and Monitoring and Evaluation.
Streamlined chapters on Assessment and Planning, MCH Research, Rights and Justice, and Advocacy and Policy Development
New and additional material on global health and health disparities in MCH
New material in life course theory
New ancillary course materials for instructors
Section 1 Foundations of Maternal and Child Health
Chapter 1 Rights and Distributive Justice in Maternal and Child Health
Chapter 2 Tracing the Historical Foundations of Maternal and Child Health to Contemporary Times
Chapter 3 Families and Health
Chapter 4 A Life Course Perspective on Maternal and Child Health
Section 2 Determinants of Health and Health Services: The Developmental Cycle
Chapter 5 Family Planning
Chapter 6 Mothers and Infants
Chapter 7 The Child from 1 to 4: The Toddler and Preschool Years
Chapter 8 The School Age Child
Chapter 9 Improving Adolescent Health in the 21st Century
Section 3 Cross-Cutting Issues
Chapter 10 Disparities in Maternal and Child Health in the U.S.
Chapter 11 Women’s Health: A Life Cycle
Chapter 12 Children with Special Health Care Needs
Chapter 13 Women, Children, and Environmental Health
Chapter 14 Issues in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
Chapter 15 Children’s Oral Health
Chapter 16 Global Maternal and Child Health
Section 4 Maternal and Child Health Skills
Chapter 17 Research Issues in Maternal and Child Health
Chapter 18 Assessment and Program Planning in Maternal and Child Health
Chapter 19 Monitoring and Evaluation for Global Maternal and Child Health Programs
Chapter 20 Advocacy and Policy Development in Maternal and Child Health
Jonathan B. Kotch, MD, MPH, FAAP-Professor, Dept. of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Jonathan B. Kotch, board certified specialist in both pediatrics and preventive medicine, is Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is a member of the Affiliated Faculty of the Injury Prevention Research Center and a Senior Fellow of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. He directs the National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants, the Quality Enhancement Project for Infants and Toddlers, and the North Carolina Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center and Family Health Resource Line. Other research interests include his longitudinal study of the causes and consequences of child abuse and neglect, now in its 19th year. He is married and has three grown sons.