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Weigh in on Arizona’s Maternal & Child Health Block Grant

By | March 12th, 2014|Prevention|

Our Women’s and Children’s Health team administers the AZ federal maternal Child Health Block Grant.  This grant is authorized through Title V of the Social Security Act and has been in place since 1935.  Every 5 years we look at the health and well-being of Arizona’s women and children and develop our top priorities based [...]

Infant Mortality- the Presidential Challenge

By | April 19th, 2012|General, Prevention|

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that Dr. David Lakey, this year’s President of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has  selected the Healthy Babies Project for his national initiative-  challenging each state to implement strategies to reduce prematurity and infant mortality based on successful national, regional, and state efforts to improve [...]

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