International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) is a leading research and education centre at Uppsala University that works for improved global health with special emphasis on women’s and children’s health and nutrition. The education and research programmes address the health challenges in low- and middle-income countries and in humanitarian crises. By developing and evaluating interventions and new strategies for tackling priority health problems, IMCH makes important contributions towards equitable global health.
International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) contributes to the achievement of the health-related millennium development goals by pursuing relevant and high quality research, advanced education, and communication with the public, medical and care practitioners, and policy makers.
The mission of IMCH is to contribute to equitable global health with an emphasis on women’s and children’s health and nutrition. IMCH seeks to accomplish its mission by working with global partners to generate new knowledge through research, to reproduce knowledge through higher education, and to translate knowledge into strategies and practical action.