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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 6 (6 total).

California Food Policy Advocates

National Drinking Water Alliance

Annotation: The National Drinking Water Alliance's mission is to ensure that all children in the U.S. can drink safe water in the places where they live, learn and play. NDWA works to build access and consumption through inter-related action areas: research, policy, safety, access, and education. NDWA is funded by the WK Kellogg Foundation and coordinated by the Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Keywords: Environmental health, Public health, Safety, Water

Pew Charitable Trusts, Children's Dental Policy

Annotation: Pew Charitable Trusts, Children's Dental Policy promotes cost-effective policies that expand access to oral health care so that children receive the treatment they need to grow, learn, and lead healthy lives. Research and advocacy efforts focus expanding the number of professionals who can provide high-quality oral health care to children from families with low incomes, ensuring coverage Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program leads to care, expanding access to fluoridate water, and expanding programs that provide dental sealants so that all children who need them receive them. The website provides access to data visualizations, videos, reports, and analysis.

Keywords: Children, Data analysis, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Foundations, Health insurance, Low income groups, Oral health, Policy development, Program development, Research, Water, Work force

U.S. Department of the Interior

Annotation: The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors U.S. cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power the nation's future. It focuses on conservation and recreation, land management, climate change, Native American nations, energy resources, and water resources. It sponsors a Youth in the Great Outdoors initiative.

Keywords: Adolescents, American Indians, Federal agencies, Natural resources, Recreation, Water

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Annotation: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works to protect the natural environment -- air, water, and land -- and to preserve human health in the process. The EPA develops and enforces regulations, offers financial assistance to state environmental programs, conducts research, and sponsors voluntary partnerships and programs through its regional offices. Through its Office of Environmental Education, EPA works to advance and support educational efforts and to develop an environmentally conscious and responsible public. EPA also supports a variety of libraries, hotlines, and clearinghouses that respond to information requests from the public; they can be identified on the EPA Web site. Some materials are available in Spanish.

Keywords: Hazardous materials, Air pollution, Asbestos, Environmental exposure, Environmental health, Insecticides, Regulations, Water pollution



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.