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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.

Displaying records 1 through 5 (5 total).

Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia (COHRA)

Annotation: The Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia (COHRA) was established in 2002 to identify factors that lead to oral health disparities in children and families in Appalachia. The Center represents a collaboration from several sites including the University of Pittsburgh West Virginia University, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the people of Bradford and Burgettstown in Pennsylvania and the people of Nicholas and Webster counties in West Virginia. The website provides information on the conceptual model and study design, project objectives and project status, publications, and future directions.

Keywords: Barriers, Geographic regions, Health promotion, Oral health, Research, Strategic plans, Underserved communities


Annotation: Harder+Company is a social research and consulting firm that provides research and analysis to regional and national clients in nonprofit organizations, government, and philanthropy. Services include evaluation, strategic planning, community planning, needs assessment and feasibility studies, policy analysis, and organizational development. The website features information about projects in California, methodology, and professional staff.

Keywords: Consultation, Evaluation, Feasibility studies, Management, Needs assessment, Organizational change, Policy analysis, Research, Strategic plans

National Partnership for Community Leadership (NPCL)

Annotation: The National Partnership for Community Leadership (NPCL), formerly known as the National Center for Strategic Nonprofit Planning and Community Leadership, is a nonprofit organization created for charitable and educational purposes. The organizations works to strengthen community leadership through family and neighborhood empowerment and to improve the governance and administration of nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations. NPCL offers an array of services to community-based organizations, including guidance on starting nonprofit organizations, financial and program management services, outreach and service delivery, administrative support, and leadership development. The organization has developed the Partners for Fragile Families program, which is a national initiative working at the federal, state, and local levels to help fathers overcome poverty and build stronger links to their children and their children's mothers.

Keywords: Strategic plans, Community programs, Family support programs, Father child relations, Fathers, Initiatives, Leadership training

National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council (National Prevention Council)

Annotation: The National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council (National Prevention Council) was established in June 2010 by Executive Order and section 4001 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148). It is chaired by the Surgeon General and composed of senior government officials across federal departments and agencies. The council is charged with elevating and coordinating prevention activities and designing a focused strategy across federal departments to prevent disease and promote the nation’s health.

Keywords: Coordination, Disease prevention, Federal agencies, Health promotion, Strategic plans

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

Annotation: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has been established in accordance with the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-416) to develop and annually update a strategic plan for the conduct of, and support for, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research, including proposed budgetary requirements. Committee membership consists of these Federal agencies: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),Administration for Children and Families (ACF); Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); National Institutes of Health (NIH); Office on Disability; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); and the Department of Education (ED).

Keywords: Autism, Children with special health care needs, Federal agencies, Federal initiatives, Research, Strategic plans


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.