Unit 4: Uniting for Child Survival


In this unit students will:
1) Become familiar with four key strategies for a united global child survival effort.
2) Reinforce the idea expressed in UNICEF’s The State of the World’s Children 2008 report that the opportunity to increase the number of children surviving to age five is here.
3) Develop a proposal for community health services in one of the 60 priority countries.

Unit 3: Moving Forward Through Community Action


In this unit students will:
1) Examine the characteristics of “communities”;
2) Consider how community services can be designed to address the health needs of families with children under five;
3) Become familiar with the concept of community partnerships and recognize the importance of community participation in solving problems and sustaining health;
4) Investigate what can be achieved by community partnerships — especially in countries with extremely limited resources.


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