Maternal and Child Health (M.C.H.) services are one of the basic services of local public health efforts. M.C.H. core services include: pre-natal care, post-natal care, neonatal care, and supervision of the health of school children. Select one of these core services and answer the following questions about the assurance of these public services:
a. How does a public health system ensure that services are provided?
b. What barriers exist to the provision of services? How are they being addressed?
c. What are the ethical considerations for providing these services?
Provide concrete examples to support your discussion.