Women's and Infant Health
Webinar Resources Available: Harnessing National Efforts to Improve Birth Outcomes and Reduce Infant Mortality
On Jan. 18, Grantmakers in Health, in collaboration with AMCHP, hosted a webinar on "Harnessing National Efforts to Improve Birth Outcomes and Reduce Infant Mortality." This webinar featured Dr. Michael Lu, Associate Administrator of MCHB, and Gary Nelson, president of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, discussing national initiatives working to improve birth outcomes and how foundations might engage in these efforts as well as support complementary programs in their regions, states, and communities. AMCHP CEO Michael Fraser served as moderator. To access the webinar recording and view additional resources, click here.
CDC Presents Birth Defects Communications Toolkit
CDC has developed a new Birth Defects Toolkit, which includes a variety of communication pieces including key messages and talking points, a fact sheet, a matte article, and some sample social media posts. An example of how the matte article is used is presented as a feature, Birth Defects and the Environment, available on CDC.gov. Visit the Facebook page or Twitter to view the social media pieces in action. To view the full toolkit, click here.