Health of Vulnerable Groups: Women and Children Sustainable Development Goal 3 (
Health of Vulnerable Groups: Women and Children Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3) aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.: 3.1 By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births. 3.2 By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births. In this assignment, you will compare and contrast the preventive measures of (1) Married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods and (2)Children aged < 5 years with pneumonia symptoms taken to a health facility (%) You will analyze the most recent data for three different countries from different economic levels according to the World Bank classification: LOW-INCOME ECONOMIES (GNI per capita $1,036 OR LESS): Burkina Faso LOWER-MIDDLE INCOME ECONOMIES (GNI per capita $1,036 TO $4,045): Bangladesh UPPER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES (GNI per capita $4,046 TO $12,535): Belarus To prepare for this assignment: 1. Review data of maternal mortality rates for the provided countries in your scenario from World Health Organization website links, Cause-Specific Mortality and Morbidity: Maternal Mortality Ratio Data by Country(http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.MATMORT?lang=en) and Under-Five Child Mortality Levels: Number of Deaths (Thousands) by Country http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.ChildMort-1?lang=en 2. Go to the World Health Organization’s website link, Health service coverage Data by country: (https://apps.who.int/gho/data/view.main.FAMILYPLANNINGv) and note Women of reproductive age (15−49 years) who are married or in-union who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods (%)and (https://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.38?lang=en) and note Children aged < 5 years with pneumonia symptoms taken to a health facility (%) 3. Go to the global health observatory data https://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.imr.carep?lang=en note the differences in economic status, educational and place of residence among the provided countries for Children aged < 5 years with pneumonia symptoms taken to a health facility (%). Review the Learning Resources provided in week 6, your textbook, WHO websites, and any other quality public health or academic resources and think about how the core functions of public health are related to maternal and child health. the assignment instructions: Your paper (5-pages not including title and references) must include: • A title page, in APA format. • Section headers, in APA format, for each section below: o Compare and contrast the most appropriate relevant and current data on maternal and under five child mortalities in the provided countries (Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Belarus). You are encouraged to use creativity to present these data graphically. o Describe the preventive services to improve maternal and child health outcomes ((1) Married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods and (2) Children aged < 5 years with pneumonia symptoms taken to a health facility (%)) in the specified regions (Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Belarus)) as they relate to this scenario, giving examples from the data sources. o Identify the socioeconomic determinants that may influence the use of these preventive services((1) Married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods and (2) Children aged < 5 years with pneumonia symptoms taken to a health facility (%)). Interrelate the maternal and under-five child rates of each country (Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Belarus)). Be sure to support your answer and cite your sources. o Discuss barriers and gaps in the existing preventive services in the selected countries (Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Belarus)). Identify interventions or efforts that could be in place in these countries (governmental or non-governmental) that are aiming to achieve SDG3.1 and SDG 3.2. o Summarize your findings with a take-home message on positive social change, evaluating this developmental goal and the impact on public health and health equity as it relates to the provided scenario. • Cite the sources within your text and be sure to follow APA format. You must include an APA formatted reference list at the end of your paper. Please be sure you address all of the components above and incorporate data from the resources I provided above.

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