Preconception Health and Health Care (2016)

Preconception Health and Health Care (download) Executive Summary This report summarizes opportunities to accelerate progress in preconception health and health care over the next five years. In November 2014, the W.F. Kellogg Foundation provided resources to CityMatCH for a Reconvened Select Panel on Preconception Health and Health Care to discuss successful strategies over the past decade, identify missed opportunities,…

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Conversations that Matter (2012)

Conversations That Matter (download) A how-to guide for hosting conversations about race, racism, and public health. The how-to guide, developed through a collaboration with the Lee Institute, serves as a community-empowerment resource, assisting public health professionals in initiating open and honest conversations about racism’s impacts. It is intended to help MCH leaders navigate the terrain of talking honestly about…

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Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality (PEDIM) (2010)

Taking the First Steps: Experiences of Six Community/State Teams Addressing Racism’s Impacts on Infant Mortality (2010)  Exercises for Team-Building and Community Action Planning: A Toolkit for MCH Leaders Addressing Racism’s Impacts on Infant Mortality (2010) To address disparities in infant mortality, CityMatCH, the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), and the National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) – with funding from…

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Undoing Racism in Public Health: A Blueprint for Action in Urban MCH (2004)

CityMatCH Undoing Racism Report (2004) Despite considerable efforts, racial and ethnic disparities in health persist and are even increasing in some areas. Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities is a sustained, strategic priority in CityMatCH‘s work.  In 2004, CityMatCH published Undoing Racism in Public Health: A Blueprint for Action in Urban MCH. This report aims to: Examine the scientific basis…

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