Adolescent and Young Adult Health
AYAH National Resource Center Unveils Change Packages to Improve Preventative Visits
The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) is pleased to announce Transforming Health Care for Adolescents and Young Adults. This interactive module, housed on AMCHP's adolescent health website, is designed to guide and enable improvement teams to implement change in their settings. It features three "change packages" on increasing the receipt of quality preventive visits for adolescents and young adults (AYAs), built around the following strategies:
- Increase access and utilization of AYA preventive services
- Improve quality of AYA preventive services (clinic-level)
- Improve state- and systems-level policies and practice for AYA preventive services
For more information, view the module, visit the AYAH-NRC website, or contact Iliana White at email@example.com. Before using the module, please complete the three-question survey.
Women and Infant Health
Better Conversations About Breastfeeding
This recently recorded webinar provides approaches and strategies health professionals can use to help mothers open up about the challenges they face when breastfeeding.
New Ethics Guide on Pregnant Women & Vaccines
The Pregnancy Research Ethics for Vaccines, Epidemics, and New Technologies (PREVENT) Working Group released Pregnant Women & Vaccines Against Emerging Epidemic Threats: Ethics Guidance for Preparedness, Research, and Response. This guidance provides a roadmap for the ethically responsible, socially just, and respectful inclusion of the interests of pregnant women in the development and deployment of vaccines against emerging pathogens.
General & Maternal Child Health
Low-Income Hispanic Parents Often Face Multiple Stressful Working Conditions
New research from The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families sheds light on working conditions among working low-income Hispanic parents – conditions that can harm parental well-being, increase family conflict, and limit the time parents have to spend with their children.