Child health promotion in developing countries: the case for integration of environmental and social interventions?

@article{Ehiri1999ChildHP,
  title={Child health promotion in developing countries: the case for integration of environmental and social interventions?},
  author={John E. Ehiri and Julie M. Prowse},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
In spite of improving epidemiological knowledge in relation to child health, the challenge of promoting the survival and quality of life of infants and children in most parts of the developing world remains an abiding public health problem, for both the countries and the international agencies involved. Current infant and child health programmes largely reflect western style medical care, with emphasis placed on reducing mortality, and the preventive aspects confined mainly to immunisation… CONTINUE READING

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