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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.


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Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Healthy Start. n.d.. Guidebook for healthy mothers, children, families. Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny County Healthy Start Project, 70 pp.

Annotation: This directory lists a variety of programs and services in the Pittsburgh area that are available to mothers, children, and families. It also contains health tips and fact sheets for infant care. Topics include the following: 1) child health clinics; 2) dental health; 3) family health services; 4) family/home-based support services; 5) family planning services; 6) family support centers; 7) grief support; 8) health and safety programs; and 9) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Pittsburgh/Allegheny & Fayette County Healthy Start, 400 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA Telephone: (412) 247-1000 Secondary Telephone: (412) 247-4009 Contact Phone: (412) 578-8003 Fax: (412) 578-8325 Contact E-mail: 104626@compuserv.com Web Site: http://healthystartpittsburgh.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Case management, Child care services, Community programs, Family centered services, Family planning, Family support services, Infant health, Outreach, Pittsburgh Healthy Start, Social services

Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Healthy Start. 1997. Healthy babies. Improving pregnancy outcomes: The findings and recommendations of the Infant Mortality Review Project. Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny County Healthy Start Project, 15 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the findings of an infant mortality review project in the Pittsburgh area as part of the Healthy Start Initiative. Leading causes of infant mortality are discussed, and findings and recommendations are given. Actions already underway and further planned actions are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Pittsburgh/Allegheny & Fayette County Healthy Start, 400 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA Telephone: (412) 247-1000 Secondary Telephone: (412) 247-4009 Contact Phone: (412) 578-8003 Fax: (412) 578-8325 Web Site: http://healthystartpittsburgh.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Child death review, Infant care, Infant health, Infant mortality, Maternal health, Pittsburgh Healthy Start, Prenatal care, Risk prevention

Healthy Start National Resource Center. 1997. Protocols collected from the Healthy Start sites. Arlington, VA: Healthy Start National Resource Center, ca. 500 pp.

Annotation: This manual is a collection of protocols and guidelines from various Healthy Start sites. The documents cover such subject areas as case management and home visits; infant and toddler activity room protocol; early childhood development referral services protocol; and outreach, recruitment, and enrollment protocols. Most protocols also describe their respective Healthy Start programs. Forms are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available at no charge.

Keywords: Assessment, Case management, District of Columbia, Enhanced clinical services, Enrollment, Florida, Guidelines, Healthy Start, Home visiting, Many Healthy Start Sites, Outreach, Pittsburgh, Protocols, Training materials

Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Healthy Start. 1996. Family health resource directory. (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny County Healthy Start Project, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This directory describes various maternal and child health care community-service programs available in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, explains where and how to obtain services, and describes the county's Healthy Start Project. The directory is designed to aid expectant mothers and mothers with young children and covers the following subject areas: 1) family planning, 2) nutrition assistance and education, 3) education and support, and 4) home visiting services. Basic fact sheets on a variety of topics are provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Pittsburgh/Allegheny & Fayette County Healthy Start, 400 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA Telephone: (412) 247-1000 Secondary Telephone: (412) 247-4009 Contact Phone: (412) 578-8003 Fax: (412) 578-8325 Contact E-mail: 10426@compuserv.com Web Site: http://healthystartpittsburgh.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Case management, Child care, Community based services, Community programs, Educational materials, Family centered services, Family planning, Home visiting, Nutrition, Outreach, Pittsburgh Healthy Start, Prenatal care, Support groups, Vocational education, Women's health

Allegheny County Health Department, Bureau of Policy Development and Assessment. 1996. Women and chronic disease: 25 year trends for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 1970–1995. Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny County Health Department, Bureau of Policy Development and Assessment, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report reviews 25-year trends of chronic diseases among women in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, from 1970 to 1995. Data are provided for rates of heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes. Risk factors for each disease are examined. The report discusses overarching factors affecting the health of women and presents a series of action steps and recommendations. Demographic data are divided by age and race. A bibliography is included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Pittsburgh/Allegheny & Fayette County Healthy Start, 400 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA Telephone: (412) 247-1000 Secondary Telephone: (412) 247-4009 Contact Phone: (412) 578-8003 Fax: (412) 578-8325 Contact E-mail: 104626@compuserv.com Web Site: http://healthystartpittsburgh.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Data analysis, Demographics, Pittsburgh Healthy Start, Risk factors, Risk prevention, Statistics, Trends, Women's health

Prior J, Synkewecz C, Norkus J. [1994]. Healthy Start Inc. community/public/private partnership: Role of a non-profit in county government. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Healthy Start, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report explains the beginnings and evolution of the Healthy Start Project in the Pittsburgh/Allegheny County area and its role in the community as health manager. The report discusses the need for cooperation between the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Pittsburgh/Allegheny & Fayette County Healthy Start, 400 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA Telephone: (412) 247-1000 Secondary Telephone: (412) 247-4009 Contact Phone: (412) 578-8003 Fax: (412) 578-8325 Contact E-mail: 104626@compuserv.com Web Site: http://healthystartpittsburgh.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Community programs, Consortia, County government, Healthy Start, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Healthy Start

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.