Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and Child Health
OMED 1380 Maternal and Child Health in a Global Context: Assignment BriefLearning Outcomes:On successful completon of this course you will be able to:1: Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of a key issue in global child and / or maternal health2: Evaluate policy and programming for mothers and/or children in a global context in relaton to akey issue.3: Analyse how gender inequality, poverty and inequality in general can impact on maternal and/orchild health.4: Artculate an advanced knowledge of preventatve strategies and health promoton initatves inthe global context related to improving a key issue in child and/or maternal health.Your assignment will be assessed in relaton to these learning outcomes above and the grade criteriain the grading rubric (see the moodle site for the grading rubric).So your summatve grade assessment for OMED 1380 is as follows:Assignment 1: ReportWord Length: 2500 words plus or minus 10%Outline Details: Producton of a report into an issue in maternal and/or child health in the globalcontext. Reports must cover historical, current and potental future developments.BackgroundThink of me as the head of the World Health Organisaton and I have asked you to put together areport on an issue in either maternal or child health in the global context. You need to researchand write this report.So frst choose a topic:This could be any of the following:1) Exclusive breasteeding2) Post natal care3) Ante natal care4) Peri natal care5) Reproductve health6) Maternal Mortality and Morbidity7) Child Mortality and Morbidity8) Maternal Nutriton9) Maternal Health in general10) Child Nutriton11) Child Health in general12) Gender based violence and maternal health13) Early marriage and maternal health14) FGC and maternal health15) Maternal transmission of HIV/AIDS16) Humanitarian situatons and maternal health17) Humanitarian situatons and child healthIf you are thinking of anything else let me know.Then you need to think about a region of the world so you could pick a partcular country so1) India2) Nigeria3) And so onOr pick a region of the world1) South East Asia2) West Africa3) Sub Saharan Africa4) And so onOr look at the issue more globally.Once you have decided on your focus and your area you need to go and do a library search forliterature on the topic as well as search WHO and other organisatons for informaton. I amexpectng you to show an advanced knowledge which means you must show me that you are anexpert on the topic you have chosen. You must meet the learning outcomes.So your report should have a ttle and be divided into sectonsSecton 1: Introducton – introduce issue and statstcs on issue. Prevalence and incidence – up todate fgures and so onSecton 2: What is the impact of the issue on mothers or child plus on society.Secton 3: What causes the issue – link to inequality and poverty, gender and so on. Could lookpolitcally, historically and so on.Secton 4: Evaluate policy and programming for the issue. Introduce global policy and evaluate it.Secton 5: Focus on preventatve strategies and health promoton initatves in the global context onthe issue. What health promoton initatves have been introduced. Evaluate them.Secton 6: Recommendatons for how to overcome the issue and conclusionsReferencesThis is just a rough idea of how you could structure your report/case study – your topic may,however, suit another way of sectoning/structuring it and that is up to you.Your report should be submited through the turnitn link on the moodle site by the due date.Please check your turnitn similarity before you submit it (check it in the originality link in moodle).Please follow the guidance in the handbook on how to write assignments – appendix. If you haveany issues with writng or need some support please contact the library student study skills supportteam. Remember we use Harvard referencing and you need intext references to support what youare saying and a reference list at the end. Your word count does not include your ttle or yourreference list at the end. It does include your report from the frst secton to the last word includingall intext citatons.Assignment 2: ExamExam in April/May. This will be a take home exam and you will complete this at home and submitby the due date. There will be 5 questons and you need to answer all of them and reference youranswers.Please see the grading rubric and handbook.Hope this is helpfulJulia
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