Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Now, a book on maternal care from IIMA

The latest book that has been compiled by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) will give its readers an overall understanding of the historical and contemporary scenario of policies and practices and challenges relating to maternal care and its needs in the country and the road map ahead.

While the compilation of the book, called 'Midwifery and Maternal Health in India: Situation Analysis and lessons from the field,' is completed, it will be officially released on May 5, which is also the international midwifery day. The 463 page book will be handed away free of cost to policy makers, researchers and academicians.

"The book will be a ready reference for policy makers and researchers and others to understand the nursing, midwifery and maternal health in the country," said Dileep V Mavalankar, faculty of IIMA who has coordinated the project.

Full report here DNA

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