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Improving Diversity in the Future Maternal and Child Health Workforce

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals increasingly need skills to help them anticipate changes, adapt, and transform how MCH services are provided throughout the health care system, including the areas of diversity, improved access, and quality of care.

A Cross-Training for Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Service Providers

A Cross-Training for Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Service Providers

Community Health Advisor

Altarum’s Center for Prevention (the Center) directs dissemination and outreach efforts for the Community Health Advisor, an online resource developed by HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

AIM: The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health: Cooperative Agreement Expanding Access to Care for the Maternal and Child Health Population (AIM) is a collaborative program of national professional membership organizations and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB).

ACA Research Collaborative

In August 2014, the OPA funded four competitive cooperative agreements to create the ACA Collaborative. The three primary grantees are Altarum, Guttmacher Institute, and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association.

2013 WIC Vendor Management Study

In 2012, 40 state WIC programs, including the District of Columbia, participated in the Food and Nutrition Services-funded 2013 WIC Vendor Management Study conducted by Altarum to examine violations of program rules by participating vendors.

Community Transformation Grant—Y-USA

The goals of this project are to expand the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program to reach more African-American/ Black and Hispanic/Latino populations, implement healthy eating and physical activity standards in early childhood and afterschool programs serving these populations, and achieve jurisdiction-wide health impact through implementation of jurisdiction-wide changes.

MCH Training & Research Resource Center

Altarum provides technical support to the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau's Division of MCH Workforce Development and the MCHB Extramural Research Program through the Maternal and Child Health Training and Research Resource Center.

Office of Adolescent Health Strategic Planning

Over the course of 3 years, 2010-2012, Altarum assisted the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Adolescent Health in the development of three key planning frameworks: Office strategic plan; annual action plan for the HHS Adolescent Health Working Group; and a conceptual framework for developing the national adolescent health agenda.

Policy Research and Evaluation of Michigan-Based Programs to Increase Physical Activity and Promote Healthy Eating

Altarum provided policy research and evaluation support to several projects funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health that focus ed on promoting physical activity and healthy eating.

CHOMP Project Reports and Resources

Project reports and resources from the CHOMP Mission Project are available here.

Obesity Prevention Mission Project Information

Information about the Childhood Obesity Prevention Mission Project (CHOMP)

Childhood Obesity Prevention Mission Project

Childhood Obesity Mission Project (CHOMP)

Working Together to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Altarum serves as lead third party verifier and evaluator for the Partnership for a Healthier America.

Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama

Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama.

Developing Resources to Support, Monitor, and Evaluate Community Coalitions Focused on Early Childhood

Altarum Insitute provides support to community-based coalitions focused on early childhood system building.

Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware

Summary of Altarum study in Delaware examining the implementation of healthy eating and physical activity standards in child care programs.

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Building TA

Altarum provided technical assistance to State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Initiatives.

Tackling Obesity through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

Altarum's Center for Child and Youth Development Presents Findings on State Efforts to Tackle Obesity Through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and Statistics Program

The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and Statistics Program supports MCH officials in their efforts to use data effectively.

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