Promising Practices in Maternal & Child Health Program
The Promising Practices in Maternal & Child Health Program is dedicated to facilitating program replication and new collaborations between health plans and other MCH stakeholders, especially those working in communities and in the public sector.
- Promising Practices in MCH Searchable Database - This database allows you to learn more about the MCH activities and priorities of health plans from across the country by discovering innovative programs NIHCM has identified over the past six years under projects funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The database will be updated on a quarterly basis with new MCH activities and collaborations submitted to NIHCM's Promising Practices in MCH Program. If you would like to contribute to this database by sharing effective programs, please see the submission information.
- Promising Practices in MCH Fact Sheets - Each quarter NIHCM selects one partnership success story to highlight in a NIHCM fact sheet. NIHCM Foundation's Promising Practices in Maternal and Child Health fact sheets highlight and recognize emerging and promising collaborations between health plans and other MCH stakeholders. See the list of published fact sheets.
Promising Practices in Maternal & Child Health Searchable Database
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Other MCH Searchable Databases
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)’s Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Toolkit contains downloadable resources highlighting programs and practices to help local health departments with their work related to maternal and child and adolescent health. Tools within the Toolbox are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders and can be used to inform and improve work in the promotion and advancement of public health objectives.
The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP): The Innovation Station is AMCHP's searchable database of emerging, promising and best practices in maternal and child health. The Innovation Station includes programs and practices from Title V programs, public health agencies and other organizations that have potential for significant positive impact on the maternal and child health population.
CityMatCH: The Maternal and Child Health Life Course Toolbox is an online resource for MCH researchers, academics, practitioners, policy advocates, and others in the field to share information, innovative strategies, and tools to integrate the Life Course Perspective into MCH work at the local, state, and national levels. The Life Course Perspective offers a new way of looking at health, not as disconnected stages unrelated to each other, but as an integrated continuum. All of the materials in the toolbox are designed to assist MCH professionals with integrating a Life Course approach into their work. The Life Course Game leads participants through an interactive experience designed to illustrate key concepts of the Life Course Perspective.