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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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National League for Nursing. 2020. Unfolding cases. New York, NY: National League for Nursing, 3 items.

Annotation: This series of cases focuses on families in vulnerable situations and their experiences with nutrition and obesity, oral health, mental health, and autism. Each case includes a monologue that introduces the family and the problems it is facing, simulation scenarios an assignment that asks learners to finish a story, and instructor toolkits. One unfolding case focuses on 4-year-old Mia, who has severe dental caries.

Contact: National League for Nursing, 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006-2701, Telephone: (212) 363-5555 Secondary Telephone: (800) 669-1656 Fax: (212) 812-0391 E-mail: generalinfo@nln.org Web Site: http://www.nln.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Dental caries, Families, Oral health, Vulnerable groups

Woodman C. 2005. Babies First: Fresno Healthy Start impact report. Fresno, CA: Fresno Healthy Start, 1 v.

Annotation: This final report describes a Healthy Start project designed to provide prenatal care to vulnerable women and reduce infant mortality rates for all race and ethnic groups in Fresno County, California from 2001-2005. Report sections include overviews of the program, project implementation, project management and governance, and project accomplishments; a description of the project impact, a local evaluation, and fetal and infant mortality review (FMIR). Additional sections include products developed and project data. Appendices include objectives of the implementation plan, maps and rosters, protocols and screening tools, training outlines, as well as numerous publications and products, presentations, newspaper articles, studies, and a report, as well as the local evaluation report. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Fresno County Department of Community Health, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health, Fresno County's Babies First, 1221 Fulton Mall, PO Bo 11867, Fresno, CA 93775, Telephone: (559) 445-3307 Fax: (559) 445-3596 E-mail: sarakelian@co.fresno.ca.us Web Site: http://www.babiesfirstfresno.com/

Keywords: California, Community based services, Final reports, Healthy Start, Infant mortality, Low income groups, Prenatal care, Prevention programs, Vulnerable populations

Jhawar M, Mendez-Luck CA, Yu H, Meng Y, Chia J, Sripipatana A, Wallace SP. 2004. Many children remain uninsured and not eligible for Medi-Cal and Healthy Families. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research , 4 pp. (Policy brief)

Annotation: This policy brief provides data from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey on children from limited-income families (below 300% of the federal poverty level) who were uninsured and not eligible for the Medi-Cal or Healthy Families programs. The data presented in the brief is intended to serve as baselines for county-level efforts occurring through public-private partnerships that have emerged across California to extend health care coverage to this population. The brief discusses rates of uninsured and ineligible children across the state and characteristics of these children. A conclusion is included, along with a description of the data sources and methods. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables throughout the brief.

Contact: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Telephone: (310) 794-0909 Fax: (310) 794-2686 E-mail: chpr@ucla.edu Web Site: http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Child health, Children, Eligibility, Enrollment, Families, Low income groups, Public private partnerships, State health insurance programs, Uninsured persons, Vulnerable populations

Woodman C. 2002. Fresno Healthy Start impact report [Babies First]. Fresno, CA: Fresno Healthy Start, 1 v.

Annotation: This final report describes a Healthy Start project designed to provide prenatal care to vulnerable women in Fresno County, California. The program targeted, in particular, victims of domestic violence, substance abusers, adolescents, and women whose cultural customs isolated them from the health care system. Report sections include (1) service initiation, (2) service accomplishments, (3) mentoring, (4) consortium and collaboration, (5) consortium program impact, and (6) other Healthy Start components. The report includes four attachments: (1) a project period objective and implementation plan, (2) a list of Babies First community partners, (3) a demographic and statistical data form, and (4) a variety of publicity materials such as brochures and fact sheets.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org

Keywords: Blacks, California, Community based services, Final reports, Healthy Start, Infant mortality, Low birthweight, Low income groups, Prenatal care, Prevention programs, Vulnerable populations

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. [1998]. Assuring a healthy future along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 54 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses the health risks faced by border state residents and the efforts of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the states to minimize or eliminate these risks. The report discusses the border regions of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas and the health risks unique to each area. The report also discusses HRSA-funded projects that address major health problems in these areas and the level of funding received.

Keywords: Access to health care, Arizona, California, Financing, Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Hispanic Americans, Low income groups, New Mexico, State programs, Texas, Vulnerable populations

   

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.