Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

District planning tool for maternal and newborn health strategy implementation

World Health Organization

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Publication details

Number of pages: 67
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150097 5



This publication provides national and district health managers / planners with practical resources for the planning and implementation of Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) services towards making pregnancy safer. It is a and practical tool for anyone who is responsible for MNH programme management and all stakeholders at district level. It includes a technical overview on prevalence and causes of maternal and newborn death and disability; highlights strategic directions for improving maternal and newborn health and the key 10 steps required for the proposed district planning framework for MNH.