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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2017: Using Collective Impact to Address MCH Priorities

Download a PDF of the Collective Impact (2017) Issue Working in isolation, health departments can only do so much to impact Maternal & Child Health (MCH) priorities. In our latest cooperative agreement with the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB), we began the Collective Impact Learning Collaborative aimed at aligning state and local priorities to address MCH outcomes. Through this…

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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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2016: Local Responses – Zika Prevention

CityLights Emerging MCH Issue (2016) – Local Responses: Zika Prevention 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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2012: PPOR – 15 Years of Changing the Way Urban Communities Approach Infant Mortality

15 Years of Changing the Way Urban Communities Approach Infant Mortality For over twenty years, CityMatCH has strived as an organization to reduce health disparities and translate the science of public health to practice. PPOR has played a key role in our history by demonstrating that addressing feto infant mortality rates in a way that empowers the community and utilizes the available data is…

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Join us in Providence, RI Sept. 23-25 for the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference