Maternal Immunization and the Prevention of Child Mortality
Mother and Daughter

Course Objective

  • Describe recent trends in childhood mortality globally and the role of neonatal mortality in childhood mortality
  • Identify the role of maternal immunizations in addressing neonatal mortality

Date: December 21, 2015

Under Review: September 15, 2020

Anashua Sinha, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Health Systems and Policy, Rutgers School of Public Health

This program highlights the impact of maternal immunizations in South Africa and other sub-Saharan countries, specifically on the rates of infant morbidity, and mortality. Also demonstrates the benefits of conducting a cost-effectiveness analysis of immunization, and reviews several components of the analysis. Anushua Sinha is an infectious diseases physician and decision analyst with experience leading health economic research programs, conducting high impact decision analytic and cost-effectiveness studies, and working with policymakers to inform public health policy in the United States, Latin America, and other countries globally.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center