2018 Training Course in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

Chicago, IL – June 25-29, 2018 The application period for the 2018 Training Course is now CLOSED. Acceptance notifications were sent out in late March. 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…

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Ask A Colleague Query

To build capacity and improve peer-to-peer support among CityMatCH members, the organization maintains an online membership network — the Ask-A-Colleague Service (or AAC). As a member, you may access the AAC service to quickly and efficiently query your colleagues around the country on your MCH program, policy, practice and data use concerns. Submitting a Request Contact CityMatCH at 402-552-9500…

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National Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Awards

The National Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Epidemiology Awards are biennial awards, last presented at the 2018 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference. The Coalition for Excellence in MCH Epidemiology will again be accepting nominations in January 2020. The awards will be presented at the 2020 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference. The nomination period will be announced in…

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CityMatCH eLearning Community

This eLearning community provides access to online resources developed to augment CityMatCH projects, which are grounded in the philosophy that all children and families deserve to be healthy and achieve their optimal growth and development. Children and families in urban areas have unique needs and deserve special attention. The resources in this portal: Institute for equity in birth outcomes; local…

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Perinatal Periods of Risk Approach

What is PPOR? Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) is a comprehensive approach to help communities use data to reduce infant mortality. Designed for use in US cities with high infant mortality rates, PPOR brings community stakeholders together to build consensus and partnership based on local data. CityMatCH developed the approach between 2000-2004. Want to use the PPOR approach, then used the below…

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2018 CityMatCH Meharry Externship

The application period for the 2018 CityMatCH Meharry Externship is now CLOSED. CityMatCH and UNMC are pleased to offer one externship opportunity to MSPH students at Meharry Medical College during the summer. This 10-week externship will take place in Omaha, NE where the students will have an unparalleled opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Maternal and Child Health. The…

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2017: The Well-Woman – Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

Download a PDF of The Well-Woman (2017) CityLights Issue. 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….

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Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes

With support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, CityMatCH developed the Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (also known as the Equity Institute) to instill a data-driven focus to the public health strategies needed to eliminate birth outcome inequities. The Equity Institute kicked off in April 2013 with four teams and added three additional teams in January 2014. Interest in this Institute grew,…

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Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR)

Perinatal Periods of Risk is a comprehensive approach to help communities use data to reduce infant mortality. Designed for use in US cities with high infant mortality rates, PPOR brings community stakeholders together to build consensus and partnership based on local data. PPOR provides an analytic framework and steps for investigating and addressing the specific local causes of high fetal…

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MCH Life Course Toolbox

The Life Course Perspective offers a way of looking at health, not as disconnected stages unrelated to each other, but as an integrated continuum. This perspective suggests that the many facets of life contribute to health outcomes across the course of one’s life. It builds on public health and social science literature which highlight the influence of each stage…

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