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Module Reading List

Global Maternal Health, 2017/18, Semester 2
Phoebe Pallotti
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

Ehiri, J., 2009. Maternal and child health : global challenges, programs, and policies. Springer: New York. (HSL WA 310 EHI) 

Hussein, J., McCaw-Binns, A., Webber, R., 2012. Maternal and perinatal health in developing countries. CABI: London. (HSL WA 310 Hus)


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Other Useful Reading

Brown, G., Yamey, G., Wamala, S., 2014. The handbook of global health policy. Wiley: Chichester. (HSL WA 530 BRO)

Emond, R., Welsby, P., Rowland, H., 2003. Colour atlas of infectious diseases. Mosby: London (HSL WC 17 EMO) - I like this one because it is well illustrated, but any infectious diseases primer from the same library class mark (HSL WC 17) will be appropriate.

Jacobson, K., 2008. Introduction to global health. Jones and Bartlett: Ontario (HSL WA 530 JAC) - Chapters 4 and 7 are particularly useful.  

Parker, R., Sommer, M., 2011. Routledge handbook of global public health. Routledge: Oxford. (HSL WA 100 PAR)  - Part IV is particularly useful.


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Useful Online Resources

World Health Organisation data on maternal health and mortality: http://www.who.int/gho/maternal_health/en/

A succinct introduction to the topic by UNICEF https://www.unicef.org/health/index_maternalhealth.html

World Bank data on reproductive health: http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/reproductivematernalchildhealth

Online learning on global health care for maternities: https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/program/maternal-health

This list was last updated on 14/12/2016