Health Challenges Faced by Children and Women

This list of topical resources is collated and maintained by the Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, as part of a growing collection intended to help beginning scholars and researchers explore bioethics.

Recommended Library Collection

For a collection of books and resources on health challenges faced by women and children, as well as related topics, please see the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Collection on Women, Infants and Children.

Bioethics Blog Tracker Searches

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Additional Resources

Georgetown University’s National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

Recognizing that high-quality maternal and child health (MCH) services are vital to the health of the nation, NCEMCH was established in 1982 at Georgetown University as a national resource to the MCH community.

Maternal Health Task Force Project

PLOS Maternal Health Collection:

Between November 2011 and February 2015, the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF), an initiative based at the Harvard School of Public Health, collaborated with PLOS to create a freely available, open access collection of outstanding research and commentary on maternal health.

This 3-year partnership reflects a shared overarching goal: to ensure more people have greater access to more comprehensive maternal health data, programmatic experiences, and lessons learned, and to be informed about critical areas of debate and growing consensus.

The Collection is produced with support from the Maternal Health Task Force at Harvard School of Public Health (