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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.


Displaying records 1 through 5 (5 total).

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2018. HHS strategic plan and Secretary's strategic initiatives: Strategic plan FY 2018–2022. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, multiple items.

Annotation: This strategic plan provides priorities, accomplishments, and next steps that are tracked and updated frequently, reinforcing the strategic plan’s function as a living, vital document that serves a genuine management purpose. The plan addresses 5 strategic goals: (1) reform, strengthen, and modernize the nation's healthcare system; (2) protect the health of Americans where they live, learn, work, and play; (3) strengthen the economic and social well-being of Americans across the lifespan; (4) foster sound, sustained advances in the sciences; and (5) promote effective and efficient management and stewardship.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 619-0257 Secondary Telephone: (877) 696-6775 Web Site: http://www.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal agencies, Strategic plans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2007. Strategic plan FY 2007-2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 189 pp.

Annotation: This report describes U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) goals and strategies to improve health care, promote and protect the public's health, enhance human services, advance the research and development in its fields, and address emerging health threats to the United States. Appendices include program evaluations, performance indicators, plans, and organizational descriptions.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 619-0257 Secondary Telephone: (877) 696-6775 Web Site: http://www.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal agencies, Health objectives, Public health services, Strategic plans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Hutchins VL. 1994. History of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau: A presentation to the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 videotape.

Annotation: This VHS videotape of Dr. Vince L. Hutchins' brown bag presentation at the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health gives an overview of the history of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Hutchins discusses the cycles of funding for maternal and child health issues over eight decades and the impact that socioeconomic factors have had on MCH program development. Discussion after the presentation focuses on the potential effects of health care reform on maternal and child health. [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 for loan.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Child health, Children's Bureau, Early intervention services, Federal MCH programs, Federal grants, Federal programs, Health care reform, History, Legislation, Maternal health, Social factors, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Videotapes

U.S. General Accounting Office. 1994. Child welfare: HHS begins to assume leadership to implement national and state systems. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 44 pp.

Annotation: This report describes steps the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has taken to provide guidance to states in developing a nationwide adoption and foster care data collection system. Included in the report is a model child welfare information system developed by a work group of several states and DHHS. The system is more comprehensive than the functional requirements established by DHHS.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website. Document Number: GAO/AIMD-94-37.

Keywords: Adoption, Child welfare, Federal agencies, Foster care, Information systems, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary. 1991. Healthy kids: Improving health care for infants and children. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, 14 items.

Annotation: This 14-piece public information kit describes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' programs designed to improve the health of infants and children. Information is included on the following topics: Head Start; school readiness; immunizations; adoption; infant mortality; child abuse and neglect; early health testing; tobacco; lead poisoning; injury prevention; disabled children; and, alcohol and other drug abuse. Contact persons and their phone numbers are also included.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 619-0257 Secondary Telephone: (877) 696-6775 Contact Phone: (202) 690-7047 Web Site: http://www.hhs.gov Out of print; contact organization for further information.

Keywords: Adoption, Alcohol, Child abuse, Child health, Child neglect, Children with special health care needs, Drug abuse, EPSDT, Head Start, Health screening, Immunization, Infant health, Infant mortality, Injury prevention, Lead poisoning, School readiness, Tobacco, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

   

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.