Finding True North for those who care for the nation's women, children, and families. 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.

HIGHLIGHTED NCEMCH PROJECTS

EXCITING NEWS

New Project: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. NCEMCH has received a 5-year cooperative agreement to translate the evidence base of successful programs and practices into actionable resources for states to advance their National Performance Measure topic areas. Read the project description | Access the MCH Evidence website | Access the MCH Digital Library website.

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.

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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

Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. New websites: MCH Evidence | MCH Digital Library.

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.

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.

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