MPH (Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health)(Two years program)

The Master of Maternal and Child Health program is designed to train individuals to become responsible and productive public health professionals with an emphasis on MCH populations.

Objectives of MPH (Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health)

Upon completion of the course of the Master in Maternal and Child Health, individuals will gain a broad understanding of the field that focuses on the health and welfare of women and children. Competencies addressed include the following:

  1. An understanding of the biological, social, and behavioural basis for a MCH program; knowledge of the historical development of the field of MCH.
  2. An understanding of the normal patterns of human growth and development.
  3. Understand major health issues of women and child health following life course approach.
  4. Identify the determinants and impact of the major health problems that are present during pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence.
  5. Understand and interrelate Maternal and Child Health.
  6. Acquire knowledge and skills to assess the healthcare needs of women and children.
  7. Develop professional and academic skills in research and management.
  8. An understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of MCH policies and programs with an ability to identify essential gaps in existing programs serving mothers and children.
  9. Apply research methods to analyse maternal and child health problems and identify solutions to them.
  10.  Develop knowledge and skills for effective management and prevention of these problems at community level.
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This program is taught at

Institute of Public Health, Hayatabad, Peshawar