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Resources on child health
Our members, partners and staff have pulled together a variety of items for this issue that are focused on child health.
AMCHP inforgraphic on ACEs
Guam is seeking to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for alignment of early childhood programs in several areas of their infrastructure, including public health and education systems.
Safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments are essential for healthy development and can prevent or buffer adverse childhood experiences, such as child maltreatment, which have serious immediate and lifelong negative consequences.
Created in 1997, CHIP was designed to finance health care for children caught in a coverage gap – those whose families earned too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to afford commercial health insurance.
The theme for World Breastfeeding Week is Let's Make it Work! There is a call for a concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. The opportunity to fulfill this call to action in the United States is better than ever.
Learn about three successful programs from Innovation Station
In 2014, a coalition of Wyoming early childhood stakeholders initiated efforts to shift a focus on school readiness to broader, more integrated, community-based efforts.
While incidence data are useful for assessing the magnitude of the problem, costs better account for multiple injury consequences – death, severity, disability, body region, nature of injury – in a single unit of measurement.
We asked AMCHP members: How has the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) helped build your state capacity to improve state infant and toddler child care quality?
Data on well-women visits
Last year yielded many child health successes and the coming year promises more exciting updates and resources.