Children's Health: Related Links
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Children's Defense Fund is a private, nonprofit organization which exists to provide a voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.
The Children's Health Insurance Issues page of The Office of Health Policy in The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) of the Department of health and Human Services.
Children Now is a national, nonpartisan organization working to translate the nation's commitment to children and families into action. Recognized nationally for its policy expertise and up-to-date information on the status of children, Children Now uses communications strategies to reach parents, lawmakers, citizens, business, media and community leaders, creating attention and generating positive change on behalf of children.
Connect For Kids, formerly KidsCampaigns, is an on-line action and information center for citizens, businesses, and parents who want to make their communities work for kids. It is sponsored by The Benton Foundation, an organization that works to realize the social benefits made possible by the public interest use of communications.
Covering Kids is a national health access initiative for low-income, uninsured children funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The $47 million program is designed to help increase the number of eligible children who benefit from health insurance coverage programs. Three-year grants will support up to 51 state-local coalitions in conducting outreach initiatives and working toward enrollment simplification and coordination of health coverage programs for low-income children.
The Future of Children web site by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, disseminates timely information on major issues related to children's well-being, with special emphasis on providing objective analysis and evaluation, translating existing knowledge into effective programs and polices, and promoting constructive institutional change.
The Georgetown Center for Children & Families
Institute for Child Health Policy is a research organization based at The University of Florida which seeks to improve the health status of children by integrating resources to assist in the formulation and evaluation of health policies, programs and systems.
Insure Kids Now is the government's web site devoted to enrollment in the Children's Health Insurance program (CHIP). The site provides general information on the program and links to the web sites of all state CHIP programs.
The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, (NCEMCH) is a project of the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University. The Center is dedicated to improving the health of children and families through national leadership in three key areas: state-of-the-art knowledge, program development, and policy analysis and education. The Center serves maternal and child health (MCH) practitioners--including health professionals, researchers, policymakers, program administrators, business leaders, and health officials--to help them make more informed decisions to improve the health of the nation's children and families.
The National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse (NMCHC) disseminates information about maternal and child health across the Nation. Established by Congress in 1978, the Clearinghouse is the repository and distributor of current public information and materials produced by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), selected MCHB grantees' products, and by other organizations with funding from MCHB.
The New England Alliance for Children's Health
The Southern Institute on Children and Families is an independent nonprofit public policy organization. It endeavors to improve opportunities for children and families in the South, with a focus on disadvantaged children.
Voices for America's Children
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