Anti-Racism Resources

If you are struggling to understand what is going on in our society, we have compiled a few resources for you to understand the context, deep-rooted causes so that you are able to learn and play an important role in shaping our households, communities and our country. The Unequal Opportunity Race (video) Systematic Racism Explained (video)  What is Power…

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Covid-19 Resources

CityMatCH has compiled a list of resources from local, state and national organizations with information, resources, and tools for handling COVID-19 and its impacts in your community, workplace, and home. Thank you to CityMatCH members and partners who have helped contribute to this list! If you have additional resources to share, please email us! Centers for Disease Control and…

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2020 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology

Training Course in MCH Epidemiology The 2020 Training Course took place Virtually during the month of June. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and CityMatCH are offering a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. The…

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2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference

About the 2019 CityMatCH Conference in Providence, Rhode Island CityMatCH and more than 800 leaders in urban maternal and child health made their way to Providence, RI—the Ocean State—for the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, Sept. 23-25, 2019. The conference featured a unique twist, as CityMatCH partners with the Rhode Island Health Equity Summit, organized by…

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Local MCH: Strong and Determined

Read the full issue CityMatCH staff took a moment to reflect in 2018, and we were once again amazed by the passion, optimism, and persistence of those who work to improve the health of women, children and communities. As we listened to our national membership and partners, it was clear that: Equity and justice are at the forefront of…

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2019 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology

Hyatt Place CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT Charleston, SC – June 24-28, 2019 Preliminary Agenda The Health Resources And Services Administration (HRSA), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and CityMatCH are offering a Training Course In MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. The training course is…

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Jan. 16 Webinar: Getting Our House in Order: Addressing Internal Racial Equity

The desire to achieve equity drives the reason why many of us work in the field of maternal and child health. Racial inequities are evident in health outcomes across the board. In addressing these disparities, organizations often neglect to assess how they may be contributing to the racial inequities we work so hard to eliminate. We are working within…

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Sources of Local Data

Data Resources Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) – Annual county-level estimates for key health behaviors are now being created by the CDC and provided via the County Health Rankings; CHR BRFSS Instructions.  Hospital discharge data – Data on hospitalizations are now provided by patient county of residence and can be used for assessment of community health and health care…

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2019 Conference Abstract and Workshop Submissions

              We are excited to announce that the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference will take place in Providence, RI Sept. 23-25. We are accepting Abstract and Workshop submissions Dec. 17, 2018 through March 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Learn more about this opportunity by visiting the Abstract and Workshop…

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PPOR Developed 2000-2004

CityMatCH Developed the PPOR approach between 2000-2004. PPOR: Reference Group Bias (pdf) PPOR: Is Your Community Ready for PPOR (ppt) PPOR: From data to action to improve women and infants’ health (ppt) PPOR: A New Community Approach to Fetal and Infant Mortality (ppt) PPOR: Analytic Issues: Frequently Asked Data & Analytic Questions (ppt) PPOR: Analytic Readiness (Bill Sappenfield) (ppt)…

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Join us for the 2021 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, in New Orleans, LA.