Kursnamn The Challenges of Health Care for Mothers and Children in Developing Countries
Kursdatum 16.01.2024 - 31.07.2024
Yrkeshögskolan Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

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Anmälningstid 06.11.2023 - 26.05.2024
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The Challenges of Health Care for Mothers and Children in Developing Countries

16.01.2024 - 31.07.2024


Objective: After this online course, you will know about the health challenges facing mothers and children in developing countries. In addition, you will strengthen your competence when working in health care abroad or in Finland with immigrants. Mothers’ and children’s follow-up takes account of the challenges in developing countries.
  • You will know about the most common health problems of developing countries as to pregnancy, postpartum and young children
  • You will be able to take care of pregnant mothers and under two-year-old children in developing countries and among immigrants in Finland
  • You will deepen your knowledge of mothers and children with disabilities in developing countries
  • Health challenges of mothers and children in developing countries
  • Observing the health of mother and foetus and identify risk factors related to pregnancy and childbirth
  • The follow-up of mother’s postnatal health and the follow-up of the growth and development of children under two years of age
  • Breastfeeding as a child’s health promoter
  • People with disabilities


The student has basic knowledge of the health care of mothers and children.


Assessment: Accepted/Failed. To accomplish this course the student must pass all online discussions and tests.

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The course will be carried out 100 % online. E-learning: independent study of the material, online discussions, and tests.


The course will start on 16th January 2024 and after this date the students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is three months. The last day to register is May 26, 2024.