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EXPENDITURE ON MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CARE

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Definition:
Expenditure on maternal and child health care often comprises of maternal and child health, family planning and counselling. This covers a wide range of medical services such as genetic counselling and prevention of specific congenital abnormalities, prenatal and postnatal medical attention, baby health care, pre-school and school child health and vaccinations. (Function HC.6.1).

Source Publication:
A System of Health Accounts, OECD, 2000, chapter 3 and chapter 9.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 11, 2001