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15:20 Jul 7, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: PMI
the term - Protection Maternelle-Infantile - does this just translate directly into Maternal-Infantile Protection or is there a different name for it in English? Thank you!

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5Child protective servicesdrcal
4 +1MCW - Maternal and Child Welfare
Laurel Clausen

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MCW - Maternal and Child Welfare

from granddictionnaire.com

Also, see:
Maternity and child welfare services.The objectives of the Maternity and Child Welfare Services (MCW) is to provide free ... The Maternal and Child Health Services (MCH) in municipal areas are ...

220 MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES IN S.E. ASIA (I) INDIA (1 ...(1) Maternal and Child Welfare Centres. Maternal and child care is rendered mainly through the so-called M.C.W. centres. either constituting a part of the ...

NDMC - Health - Maternity, Family Planning And Child Welfare CentersMATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE CENTRES:. MCW Clinic timing from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. on Saturday ... Maternal & Child Health Clinic. Thursday. Immunization ...

JSTOR: Modern Obstetrics and the NurseThe Concept of MCW Maternal and child welfare means different things to different people in different places and in different circumstances. ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-936X(195705)57%3A5%3C586%3AMOATN%3E2.0.CO%3B2-5 - Similar pages

Laurel Clausen
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agree  Suzette Martin-Johnson: I feel like this spells it out better.
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Child protective services

La Protection maternelle et infantile, mieux connue sous le sigle PMI, est un système de protection de la mère et de l'enfant. Rôles : Des mesures de prévention médicales, psychologiques, sociales et d’éducation pour la santé en faveur des futurs parents et des enfants ;
Des actions de prévention et de dépistage des handicaps des enfants de moins de six ans ainsi que de conseil aux familles pour la prise en charge de ces handicaps ;
La surveillance et le contrôle des établissements et services d’accueil des enfants de moins de six ans ainsi que des assistantes maternelles.
The Child Protective Services Division investigates reports of abuse and neglect of children. It also:

Provides services to children and families in their own homes;
Places children in foster care;
Provides services to help youth in foster care make the transition to adulthood; and
Places children in adoptive homes.

    Reference: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protection_maternelle_et_infant...
    Reference: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/About_Child_Pro...
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