Overview of the Mother and Child Health Handbook in Palestine

01 January 2012

The Mother and Child Health Handbook (MCHHB) contains essential information about the course of pregnancy, delivery, postnatal care, childcare and family planning; kept by the family, in order to promote and maintain the health of the mother and child. The Palestinian MCHHB, the first in the Arabic language and the first in the region, was produced by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, JICA and UNRWA in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.

Overview of the Mother and Child Health Handbook in Palestine
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