Maternal and Child Health
The U.S. Department of HHS/ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has a new Web site with an oral health section that contains tools, links, and a wide variety of helpful information.
National Center on Health In September 2011, the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start, launched the National Center on Health (NCH) through a cooperative agreement awarded to the American Academy of Pediatrics working in partnership with key national organizations. ASTDD and the OHRC are the Project leads for the NCH oral health activities. (April 2012)
Opportunities for Collaboration between State Oral Health and Maternal and Child Health Programs to Improve Early Childhood Oral Health.
This Issue Brief is intended to help MCH program directors and staff, state oral health program (SOHP) directors and staff, and others improve oral health within the MCH population by better integrating oral health activities and information into state MCH Early Childhood Programs (Sept 2011)
Findings of the National Maternal & Child Oral Health Policy Center Focus Group
The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Policy Center (Policy Center), in its charge to enhance policymakers' knowledge to address ongoing oral health disparities, identified the need to engage key state leaders to assess the challenges and barriers to investing in the oral health of families. Oct. 6, 2010
ASTHO Issue Brief.
Access information MCH programs, funding, data, resources and publications.
ASTHO/ASTDD Issue Brief. Nov 2005.
MCH Data Speak webcast, Wednesday, September 22, 2004. View archived presentations and handouts.
This document is intended to help state and local officials, health directors, maternal and child health (MCH) program directors, oral health program directors, and others understand how to improve oral health and general health within the MCH population by better integrating oral health activities and information into state and local MCH programs.
A major repository for MCH oral health information, with a separate section for the Head Start Oral Health Resource Center.
This is a web-based curriculum from the Pacific West Maternal and Child Health Distance Learning Network.
This website contains all types of information relating to the Title V MCH Block Grants, including state needs assessments and profiles, data reports, and national and state performance measures. It is a searchable database.