In this section you find all publications of research on the Maternal and Child Health Handbook. In order to reach better health for all women and children it is essential that research is conducted on the effectiveness of the MCH Handbook program. To improve the book, but also to gain support from health workers and policy makers in adopting the MCH Handbook program.
2019 – Global health: Science and practice – , and
2019 – Additional considerations for maternal and child health handbooks in light of WHO’s recommendations on homebased records for maternal, newborn and child health: a commentary in response to Nakamura –
2018 – WHO recommendations on home-based records for maternal, newborn and child health – WHO
2018 – Adapting home-based records for maternal and child health to users’ capacities – Keiko Osakia & Hirotsugu Aiga
2017 – Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook and Its Effect on Maternal and Child Health Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Community Med Public Health: CMPH-109. Vol. 2017, Issue 02 – Bhuiyan S, Begum H, Deena, Ehsan S, Jamal Shah S, et al. (2017)
2017 – Piloting MCH Handbook for increasing women’s knowledge on maternal and child health in Bangladesh JICA Technical Brief, JICA. 2017 – Bhuiyan, Shafi. (2018).
2017 – Maternal and child health handbook: Utilization and lessons learned from selected evidence-based studies. J Pub Health Dev. 2017: 15(2): 87-100 – Shafi Bhuiyan et al.
2016 – The Mother and Child Health Handbook in Japan as a Health Promotion Tool: An Overview of Its History, Contents, Use, Benefits, and Global Influence – Takeuchi J. et al
2015 – The MCH Handbook in Mongolia, a clustered randomized controlled trial – Mori R. et al
2015 – A Handbook: The Global Impact of Maternal and Child Health. UN Special Magazine, WHO. Vol. 749. P 14-15, May 2015
2015 – Effect of MCH Handbook on maternal knwoledge and behaviour, a comm based cotrolled trial in rural Cambodia – Yanagisawa
2013 – Work together and learn together for maternal and child health handbook – Nakamura Y.
2012 – Is Maternal and Child Health Handbook effective? – Baequni and Nakamura Y.
2010 – Maternal and Child Health Handbook in Japan – Nakamura Y.
2009 – Field testing and potential benefits of a MCH handbook in Bangladesh (2009)
2009 – Continuity of Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Care through MCH Handbook for Ensuring the Quality of Life – Shafi U. Bhuiyan. Nakamura Y.
2009 – Development, field testing and potential benefits of a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook in Bangladesh. Journal of International Health Development 2009 Vol. 24 No. 2 – Shafi U. Bhuiyan
2007 – Increased Utilization of Maternal Health Services by mothers using the MCH handbook in Indonesia – Kusumayati and Nakamura Y.
2006 – Study on the Development and Assessment of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook in Bangladesh. Journal of Public Health and Development 2006 Vol. 4 No. 2: 45-60 – Shafi U. Bhuiyan, Nakamura Y., Nahid A. Qureshi