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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.

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U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. 1995. Proceedings of the international collaborative effort on injury statistics, Vol. I. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, 305 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings stem from a meeting held May 18-20, 1994 which was designed to allow members of the International Collaborative Effort to improve comparability and quality of injury data. Sections address levels and trends in injury mortality and morbidity in selected participating countries, sources of injury related data and special methodological problems, current problems in producing comparable international mortality and morbidity statistics, data needs, linkage issues and coding issues.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Contact Phone: (301) 436-7039 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (PHS) 95-1252.

Keywords: Australia, Canada, Clinical coding, Denmark, England, France, Injury surveillance systems, International classification of diseases, International data, Israel, Morbidity, Mortality, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Statistical reference sources, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad, United States

Magrab PR, Brewer EJ, McPherson M. 1989. Family-centered, community-based care: A European perspective. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report describes services to special needs children in England, the Netherlands, and Norway, including medical-health services, family support services, and financing. A general description of each country, its health status, and its health system is included.

Keywords: England, Family centered, community based care, Netherlands, Norway

Harris HJ. 1919. Maternity benefit systems in certain foreign countries. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 206 pp. (Children's Bureau publication; no. 57; Legal series; no. 3)

Annotation: This report describes the various maternity benefit systems in selected foreign countries as of 1918. These systems are designed to protect the health of mothers and children by providing adequate medical and nursing care in childbirth and by lessening the financial burden of childbearing so mothers may be insured a reasonable period free from excessive labor. Information on the methods of administration, cost, and other details of operation of the different systems is also provided. It is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor, Children's Bureau.

Contact: Google Books, Web Site:

Keywords: Australia, Austria, Childbirth, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Luxembourg, MCH programs, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Obstetrical care, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Welfare programs

Magnusson L. 1918. Norwegian laws concerning illegitimate children: Introduction and translation. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 37 pp. (Children's Bureau publication; no. 31; Legal series; no. 1)


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