When you attend the “CityMatCH Leadership & MCH Epidemiology Conference,” you get the best of both: the CityMatCH Urban Maternal and Child Health Leadership...

Mother-to-child HIV transmission is almost completely preventable, yet hundreds of babies are born every year with HIV.

The MCH Life Course Toolbox is an online resource for MCH researchers, academics, practitioners, policy...

The Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) is both a community approach and an analytic framework for investigating and addressing high infant...

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The well-woman is found at the intersection of reproductive health, rights, and justice. To improve women’s health and health outcomes, the MCH field must begin to focus on the health of the whole woman and ensure a woman-friendly health system for all women at the local, state and federal level. In order to create a woman-friendly health system, the focus must be placed equally on reproductive justice, health and rights. Download the issue.

Join us in Nashville for the 2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention! Creating Harmony: Every Voice Counts, is an opportunity for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Professionals nationwide to network, share successes, enhance knowledge, and generate new ideas for protecting and promoting the health of urban women, children and families. Access early-bird rates, hotel information and a preliminary agenda!

 

Forty participants are heading to Clearwater, FL this summer for the 2017 Training Course in Epidemiology. The course is geared to individuals with basic to intermediate skills in statistical and epidemiologic methods. For those seeking training in intermediate to advanced skills, a 2018 location and the competitive application period will be announced by end of year. Access the 2016 Archive.

NOW recruiting cities for cohort 3, which will begin in October of 2017Join us for an informational call: 

March 21, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. CST.
Number: 866-740-1260
Access Code: 5529582

This issue of CityLights highlights the extensive work from our national partners to learn more about Zika virus and provide recommendations, as well as the work of a couple CityMatCH member health departments to respond to the issue at hand.

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