Nutrition and integrated health care to highlight Canadian plan to fight child and maternal mortality, minister says

Webster, Paul Christopher
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE397
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Nutrition and integrated health care to highlight Canadian plan to fight child and maternal mortality, minister says," by Paul Christopher Webster, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on April 26, 2010. It highlights the nutrition and integrated health care programs of Canada, which will help developing countries tackle child and maternal mortality. The insights of Bev Oda, the International Development Minister of Canada, on the initiatives are included.


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