EVULATION OF MCH SERVICES IN CERTAIN COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEN REGION

Book : EVULATION OF MCH SERVICES IN CERTAIN COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEN REGION

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Copenhagen

Published Date : Eylül 1973

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Report

Book No : 8882

INDEX

1. Introduction
1.1. Opening session
1.2. Scope and purpose
1.3. Some basic concepts
1.4. Methods of work

2. Previous WHO work in MCH evaluation and evaluation in general

3. The present state of MCH services in certain countries of the European Region, and their possible impact on infant mortality
3.1. Survey carried out by WHO Regional Office for Europe in certain countries of the Region
3.2. Infant mortality

4. The goals of MCH services
4.1. Policies
4.2. Services
4.3. Utilization
4.4. Outcome

5. Measuring the degree of achievement of goals
5.1. General considerations
5.2. Definition of indices
5.3. Sources of data
5.4. Problems encountered in data collection

6. Measurement of the vale of services
6.1. Controlled trial
6.2. Experiment of opportunity
6.3. Cohort study
6.4. Sequential experiments

7. Measuring the cost - efficiency of services

8. Training implications

9. Conclusions

ANNEX I WHO questionnaire concerning organization and activities of MCH services

ANNEX II Utilization v availability of some MCH services in 18 countries of the European Region

ANNEX III Combined stillbirth and infant mortality rates in 23 European countries, 1961-1971

ANNEX IV Reduction of perinatal mortality rate in a newly created perinatal centre (Trieste) as compared with the overall trend in the whole country Italy

ANNEX V Problem areas to be covered by MCH services

ANNEX VI example of a combined index for the quantitative assessment of infant health service utilization

ANNEX VII A method for assessing the effectiveness of case finding mechanisms

ANNEX VIII List of participants