August 31, 2020
AMCHP is working with CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health to support states in planning, preparedness, and response efforts in the event of a natural or manmade emergency. We are now accepting applications for the third cohort of the project.
August 18, 2020
AMCHP is honored to be a grant recipient of funding from the HRSA CARES Act COVID-19 pandemic response. AMCHP’s award will support the development, improvement, and expansion of telehealth in MCH.
June 30, 2020
AMCHP has announced the development and implementation of a Community of Practice in support of the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative, funded by Merck for Mothers and RHIA Ventures.
June 26, 2020
Join AMCHP for a Twitter chat on July 16 starting at 1 p.m.! Read for more iinformation about how you can be involved and what we will be asking!
June 23, 2020
AMCHP is excited to be hosting a Twitter chat for Men’s Health Month on Tuesday, June 30 from 1-2PM EST. Read more to learn what questions will be asked and how to RSVP.
June 23, 2020
AMCHP’s mission is to protect and promote optimal health in our communities. We cannot fully achieve this goal unless we acknowledge that racism is a public health crisis and directly impacts those we serve.
June 10, 2020
Continue reading the the press release published by Women’s Preventive Services Initiative, which includes summaries of new articles that will be published in the next issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, along with a tip sheet.
June 4, 2020
AMCHP responded to the CMS’ RFI on rural maternal and infant health by identifying barriers, opportunities for improvement, successful initiatives, & ways HHS/CMS can support.
June 3, 2020
82 bipartisan Members of Congress sent a letter to House of Representatives leadership urging them to include increased funding for the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant in the next COVID-19 relief package.
May 7, 2020
AMCHP is urging Congress to provide additional financial support for three different MCH programs and initiatives. Learn more.
March 30, 2020
AMCHP is working with our federal agency and organizational partners to gather available information/resources related to COVID-19. Please continue to read for AMCHP's response from CEO, Jonathan Webb.
March 12, 2020
Out of concern for the health and safety of both our attendees and their families and due to travel restrictions brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are postponing our annual conference scheduled for March 21-24, 2020 in Crystal City, VA.
October 10, 2019
Here is our list of Best Practices accepted in Spring 2019. Please stay tuned for promising, emerging, and cutting-edge practices to come.
October 4, 2019
AMCHP wants your feedback to help improve its Innovation Station resources and Replication Projects. Fill out the surveys!
August 30, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is proud to offer everyone who works in maternal and child health (MCH) a chance to recognize outstanding leaders and staff in MCH.
August 5, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) released a new strategic plan to strengthen the infrastructure of the maternal and child health field and to improve health support for women, children, and families in several critical areas.
July 30, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), in partnership with Got Transition, released a new implementation toolkit to help Title V agencies meet National Performance Measure (NPM) 12..
July 23, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), in partnership with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), is pleased to share the e-Learning module, “Autism CARES Act 101.”
June 13, 2019
AMCHP is excited to begin round two of the Building Emergency Preparedness and Response Capacity for Maternal and Infant Health Action Learning Collaborative..
June 13, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) joined health leaders from around the country this week in calling for increased investments and innovations to improve maternal health outcomes in America’s rural communities.
June 7, 2019
(AMCHP) released two new implementation toolkits to help Title V agencies meet National Performance Measures (NPMs) 4 and 10, focused on promoting breastfeeding and the adolescent well-visit.
May 11, 2019
This Mother’s Day, I encourage all of us to think about how the mothers in our lives (however we define them) have influenced the well-being of their families and themselves. Let me start.
May 10, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs says new CDC data analyses show the need for policymakers, partners, and the public to jointly dismantle racialized systems, practices, and policies.
May 7, 2019
The full text and report language of the House proposed Labor, Health & Human Services and Education bill for fiscal year 2020 has been released and we are thrilled to share that it includes a $27 million increase for the Title V MCH Block Grant!
April 15, 2019
Washington, D.C. – The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is pleased to collaborate with the National Partnership for Women & Families to produce a new reference guide to key legislative proposals in Congress to address maternal health.
April 9, 2019
Evolving health challenges – including maternal mortality, opioids, and CYSHCN – require “sustained investment in public health,” Wilcox tells House Appropriations subcommittee.
April 5, 2019
Expert panel provides latest data and lessons about “Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies: Protecting Vulnerable Populations During and After Public Health Emergencies”
March 21, 2019
Deadlines for requesting funding levels for programs in the FY2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill are approaching. Make sure your senators and representatives prioritize funding for maternal and child health!
March 15, 2019
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) honored more than a dozen leaders in maternal and child health with the annual AMCHP Awards during its 2019 annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.
March 7, 2019
AMCHP is pleased to announce that new practices have been added to the Innovation Station Database following a recent review held by the Best Practices Committee, which is composed of AMCHP members and staff.
February 28, 2019
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published its unofficial final rule today to make substantive changes to the Title X Family Planning Program.
January 19, 2019
AMCHP was joined by Family Voices and the Association on University Centers on Disabilities in a letter urging the House Energy and Commerce Committee to address issues of importance to children and youth with special health care needs.
January 16, 2019
Unfortunately, there is very little news of progress in reaching a compromise that will reopen the parts of the government that are currently shut down.
December 12, 2018
We are thrilled to share that the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1318, the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act.
December 6, 2018
The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) is pleased to announce an interactive module that features three change packages to imrpove the receipt of quality preventive visits for adolescents and young adults.
December 6, 2018
AMCHP released the schedule of workshops and skills-building sessions at the AMCHP 2019 Annual Conference, to be held March 9-12 in San Antonio, Texas.
November 29, 2018
AMCHP decries rise in uninsured children, says federal support is hampered by policies that block progress.
November 20, 2018
A group of 82 national health-related organizations urged congressional leaders today to pass pending legislation by the end of the year that will reduce maternal mortality in the United States.
November 2, 2018
AMCHP has released new implementation toolkits to help state agencies meet the National Performance Measures (NPM) under their federal Title V block grants.
October 29, 2018
AMCHP will co-host a live discussion on Twitter about maternal health on Oct. 29, from 8-9 p.m. ET with Moms Rising, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy, and organizations leading efforts to fight maternal mortality.
October 2, 2018
Dr. Michael D. Warren, M.D., former president of the board of AMCHP will become the associate administrator of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on Oct. 15.
September 27, 2018
The House passed H.R. 6157, an appropriations package that includes fiscal year 2019 funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and the Department of Defense.
September 27, 2018
AMCHP issued a statement in response to news about a draft proposed rule to change the definition of public charge when applying for legal permanent residency in the U.S., citing concerns about families’ access to health care.
September 20, 2018
AMCHP today announced Jonathan Webb as its new chief executive officer.
September 6, 2018
Jeanette Kowalik, associate director of women’s and infant health at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), was named yesterday as health commissioner for the city of Milwaukee.
August 21, 2018
Highlights Title V state performance measures related to newborn screening and the role of Title V programs in supporting newborn screening programs and long-term follow-up activities for those infants identified with a condition.
August 8, 2018
This updated issue brief gives an overview of economic analysis of maternal and child health interventions and provides examples of how Title V programs are involved in those interventions.
August 8, 2018
AMCHP invites you to submit a proposal for the 2019 AMCHP Annual Conference, to be held March 9-12 in San Antonio, Texas.
August 2, 2018
AMCHP's expert on women’s health touted the life-saving work of maternal mortality review committees in a congressional briefing sponsored by Rep. Krishnamoorthi.
July 13, 2018
Association leads coalition letter from 51 groups urging HHS to support breastfeeding globally as it does domestically.
July 3, 2018
AMCHP has been awarded a federal grant to support state policy initiatives that address the growing need for health care services for women impacted by substance abuse and mental health disorders.
June 28, 2018
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions unanimously approved legislation today to help combat the rising rate of maternal mortality in the United States.
June 20, 2018
AMCHP calls on the Trump administration to stop its practice of separating children from their parents at the border, citing the short- and long-term harm being done to the children.
June 7, 2018
AMCHP created the Implementation Road Maps module to share the experiences of MCH leaders in North Carolina, Arizona, and Nevada as they implement programs to advance the use of the Bright Futures guidelines.
May 18, 2018
AMCHP released an issue brief that illustrates how the evidence-based Bright Futures Guidelines help states meet their National Performance Measures under Title V and advance their efforts to improve the health of children and families.
May 11, 2018
This Mother's Day, AMCHP thanks its members for all you do to promote the health of women, children, and families. As we reflect on what Title V does to improve the health of mothers, we want to highlight an important topic in maternal health.
April 30, 2018
The AMCHP board of directors has accepted the resignation of Lori Freeman, AMCHP CEO, as she has accepted a position as CEO of the National Association of City and County Health Officials.
April 26, 2018
The president of AMCHP urged a congressional subcommittee today to increase funding for the federal Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.
April 16, 2018
AMCHP hosted leaders from 13 states in federally funded Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to address social determinants of health.
April 11, 2018
The State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC) and its partners are participating in different activities this month.
April 5, 2018
AMCHP was joined by 73 organizations dedicated to improving maternal and child health in sending a letter to congressional appropriators in support of funding the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant at $660 million in Fiscal Year 2019.
April 2, 2018
AMCHP has revamped its website to make it easier to find the latest news, resources, and opportunities in maternal and child health (MCH).
March 29, 2018
In the early hours of the morning today, Feb. 9, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through Mar. 23.
March 29, 2018
On the evening of March 21, the House of Representatives released text of an omnibus appropriations bill which would fund the government through the remainder of FY2018.
March 29, 2018
This issue brief delves into Title V and community-based program strategies of family navigation that aim to better serve CYSHCN. It can be used as a tool to inform readers of family navigation strategies and connect with highlighted Title V programs.
January 17, 2018
Because infants can be infected by Zika through maternal transmission during pregnancy, prevention of unintended pregnancies is a primary strategy to reduce the number of pregnancies affected by Zika virus infection.
January 8, 2018
AMCHP recognizes leadership in maternal and child health in several ways, including annual awards presented to MCH leaders honoring excellence in the field.
December 14, 2017
AMCHP launched a 13-state collaboration to reduce infant mortality by addressing social determinants of health.
December 14, 2017
AMCHP proudly accepted the Gold Level Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award for creating a outstanding office environment for nursing employees.
December 14, 2017
As part of AMCHP's continuing advocacy for the creation of maternal mortality review committees, Andria Cornell testified before the D.C. Council on Dec. 7.
October 25, 2017
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June 27, 2017
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June 27, 2017
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February 27, 2014
AMCHP Celebrates 43 Percent Decline in Obesity in Early Childhood.
November 19, 2013
AMCHP announced their program focused on improving maternal health outcomes for women in collaboration with Merck for Mothers, the Merck initiative to create a world where no woman dies giving life.
September 22, 2011
State-Local Teams Chosen to Participate in Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality
August 31, 2011
Five new state and local teams have been chosen to participate in CityMatCH, AMCHP, and the NHSA's Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality ALC funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.