Recognizing that high-quality maternal and child health (MCH) services are vital to the health of the nation, NCEMCH was established in 1982 at Georgetown University as a national resource to the MCH community. NCEMCH's multidisciplinary staff collaborates with a broad range of federal agencies, corporate and philanthropic partners, professional organizations, and academic institutions. Read More



New report. NCEMCH has conducted an analysis of users’ experience with delivery and dissemination systems for public health training on behalf of the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training (NCCPHT) to further the goal of connecting public health practitioners with the training, tools, and resources needed to advance public health practice. Read the report.

New curriculum. Building on Campaigns with Conversations. This series of learning modules is designed for professionals who interact with families on topics of safe sleep and breastfeeding.


The MCH Alert is a free quarterly electronic newsletter that highlights learning opportunities and training developments for the Title V workforce as organized by the MCH Navigator and resources and announcements that have been collected by NCEMCH’s MCH Knowledge Base.

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NEW Highlights

Around the Table: Promoting Healthy Eating Through Food & Culture. This 6-module online curriculum explores the relationship between food and culture to address childhood obesity.

Where to Find MCH Resources: An Introduction. This 20-minute overview presents sources of public health information for MCH workforce.

MCH Alert returns from hiatus with a Focus on Training and a Focus on Learning.

New Digitized Resources. The EPSDT Hiscock Historical Collection is now available full-text online. Search by keyword or by topic area.

5-Minute MCH Program. New series that explores each competency, provides learning opportunities and implementation strategies, and culminates in an interactive learning session with an expert from the field.

NCEMCH has developed new professional resource briefs on Ethics and Professionalism and Communication in support of the MCH Navigator's 5-Minute MCH program.

MCH Navigator Self-Assessment ties training to personal and organizational goals by assessing your knowledge of and skills of the MCH Leadership Competencies.

MCH Evidence Briefs provide selections of evidence-based and informed programs and resources for use by state Title V agencies.