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 Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics- Provides various resources on how to detect lead poisoning in children, treatment methods, and how families can protect their households.

  • Neonatal Drug Withdrawal Clinical Report- Provides updated information about the clinical presentation of infants exposed to intrauterine drugs and the therapeutic options for treatment of withdrawal and is expanded to include evidence-based approaches to the management of the hospitalized infant who requires weaning from analgesics or sedatives.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion- Resource on Opioid abuse, dependence, and Addiction in Pregnancy

American Medical Association- With the global infection rates of the Zika virus increasing rapidly, physicians should be prepared to handle cases of the virus and answer's questions. The AMA intends to update the Zika resource center regularly to provide information to the public, physicians, and other health care workers as they seek to learn more.

American Public Health Association- Serves as a well-rounded resources for all things related to the Zika Virus.

  • Get Ready Podcast: Zika Preparedness and Prevention- This APHA resource has commentary from the Chair of Emergency Preparedness for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, about how Americans can protect themselves against the Zika virus.

A Blueprint for Action: Improving Care for Women and Infant Affected by Opioids- This is a resource from the Wisconsin Association for Prenatal Care, which assists stakeholders in collaborating and coordinating efforts to improve care for women and infants affected by opioids. It identifies six areas of change that are intended to focus on major areas that can improve care of women and infants and lead to better outcomes.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Offers resources and initiatives aimed at providing information on the Zika  virus, including symptoms, preventative measures, and tools for health providers.

Futures Without Violence- Serves as a ground breaking resource for programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world.

The Lancet-The Lancet Zika resource center brings together the best evidence from across The Lancet family of journals offered with free access to assist researchers, policy makers, and health workers in understanding the effects of the outbreak and how best to respond.

Lead in Flint Water - Resource from the Flint Water Response Team provides general information about the impact of lead poisoned water on children's health and how to keep homes safe from lead poisoning. 

National Human Trafficking Resource Center- Serves victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome- This is a four and a half minute video that describes the basics of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome including symptoms, screening/identification, and treatment. It also includes a mother's experience having a baby born with NAS.

Newborn Withdrawal Project Educational Toolkit- This compendium from the Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care provides educational materials for parents and healthcare providers of newborns experiencing neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and pregnant women undergoing methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) or other treatments for opioid addiction.

  • Facts for Providers- Provides an overview of the care of opioid-exposed infants experiencing NAS
  • Assessment and Intervention in the Home- Women and Infants Affected by Opioids- This tool is intended for anyone who may provide care in the home of women or infants affected by opioids.
  • Opioid FAQs- The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care Infant and Family Committee developed these consumer-oriented FAQs to complement the Newborn Withdrawal Project Education Educational Toolkit.

Office on Trafficking in Persons- This resource is responsible for the development of anti-trafficking strategies, policies, and programs to prevent human trafficking, build health and human service capacity to respond to human trafficking, increase victim identification and access to services, and strengthen health and well-being outcomes of survivors of human trafficking.

 Pan American Health Organization Zika Resources: For Health Authorities – Provides information on surveillance, vector control, microcephaly, risk communication and community engagement, resource mobilization, situation and technical reports.

Sources of Lead Poisoning- Discusses the different ways children can be exposed to lead poisoning.

 Vermont Department of Health Lead Resource Guide for Parents-The Vermont Department of Health has provided various guides, infographics, books, and pamphlets to prevent lead poisoning in their young children, as well as testing methods

World Health Organization- All access resources on topics and issues related to the Zika virus.

Zika Virus as a Cause of Neurologic Disorders- As researchers investigate whether and by what mechanisms Zika virus infections could affect the nervous systems, there is a key question for public health: How can currently available evidence about causality guide the choice and implementation of interventions?