Bryce, Emily

School of Public Health

PhD

Nepal

Validation of Maternal Recal of Antenatal Care Services in Rural Nepal

The health indicator data collected by the Demographic Health Survey (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is used to track low and middle income countries’ health status and inform health program planning. However, very few of the indicators have been assessed in terms of their validity and accuracy. This study aims to estimate the validity of two antenatal care coverage indicators related to nutrition (iron folate supplementation receipt and nutrition counseling) and to assess the current status and quality of antenatal care in a rural southern district of Nepal.

Advisor/Mentor: Dr. Joanne Katz

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases
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