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Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Life Course Perspective, Practice, and Leadership

UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and its Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health are now offering a self-directed, open-source, training module series on the life course perspective & leadership. The 5-module series features video interviews, course readings, case studies of organizations in practice, and more! The module topics include: Overview Life Course Perspective; Health Equity & Social Determinants of […]


Resource: Incidents of Mass Violence

Incidents of mass violence are human-caused tragedies that can impact whole communities and the country at large. These types of disasters, which include shootings and acts of terrorism, often occur without warning and can happen anywhere. Learn from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about who is most at risk for emotional distress […]


Resource: National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Featured resources were developed by the Children’s Bureau within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support service providers in their work with parents, caregivers, and their children to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote child and family well-being. They represent the work of a broad-based partnership of national organizations, Federal partners, […]


The Affordable Care Act: How Will it Work and How Will it Affect Maternal and Child Health Populations?

What are the goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? What are the primary mechanisms through which the ACA will meet its goals? What is the potential impact of the ACA on women, children, adolescents, and immigrant families? We just released a 36-page publication that addresses these questions.To read our Healthy Generations volume about the ACA, […]


Women, HIV/AIDS and Art

The HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women developed by the website The Body is committed to providing resources on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in women. They have created a special report entitled HIV & Me: A Woman’s Guide to Living with HIV, as well as news, roundtables, and information on pregnancy, complications and relationships. The site also […]


Article: Prevention Efforts in HIV Transmission

To follow theme of our recently published Healthy Generations: MCH in the New Era of HIV, we will be posting articles, pictures, organizations, and advocacy efforts addressing HIV issues today. Come back, check-out the blog, and keep updated on the posts! The New York Times has published an article addressing current research in HIV prevention, […]


World AIDS Day 2010

Today is World AIDS Day 2010 and the U.S. is joining more than 200 countries around the globe to call attention to the worldwide epidemic. Roughly 33 million people are estimated to be living with HIV or AIDS around the globe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 56,300 new HIV cases […]


Maternal deaths on the decline?

New research published in  the Lancet (April 2010) shows a sharp decrease in maternal deaths for the first time in decades: from 525,300 maternal deaths in 1980, to 342,900 in 2008. As the New York Times reported last week, the news came as a surprise to many maternal health advocates—who assumed data would be similar […]


*NEW* Healthy Generations: Early Childhood Mental Health

Hot off the presses! https://mch.umn.edu/index.php/Page/View/Resources. The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health at the University of Minnesota is very pleased to announce the release of the winter 2010 issue of Healthy Generations.  Each Healthy Generations focuses on a significant MCH topic and includes articles written by leaders in the field. The […]