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  • 2017
  • Washington, D.C. - The nation's mayors today expressed strong opposition to the American Health Care Act of 2017. (usmayors.org)
  • Three in four kids who lost health coverage in 2017 live in states that had not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. (publicnewsservice.org)
  • According to a new Georgetown University report , the number of uninsured kids rose by more than 275,000 in 2017, and nearly 4 million children in the U.S. now lack coverage. (publicnewsservice.org)
  • Compared with expansion states, states that have not expanded Medicaid saw their uninsured rates for children nearly triple in 2017. (publicnewsservice.org)
  • In: Yorkshire Sport Foundation National Policy Seminar: Coping with reducing budgets: Improving attainment by improving pupil health, 27th April 2017, Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield, UK. (hud.ac.uk)
  • outcomes
  • The study analyses a rural household's decision to participate in a public pre-school intervention called the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), and evaluates its impact on anthropometric outcomes of children in three Indian states, namely Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa in the year 2012. (repec.org)
  • We also estimate the impact of utilization of one or more of the multiple services offered by the ICDS on anthropometric outcomes, by using matching methods. (repec.org)
  • Utilization Of Icds Services And Their Impact On Child Health Outcomes - Evidence From Three East Indian States ," Working papers 247, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics. (repec.org)
  • Utilization of ICDS Services and their Impact on Child Health Outcomes Evidence from Three East Indian States ," Working Papers id:7646, eSocialSciences. (repec.org)
  • Beyond Average Treatment Effects: Distribution of Child Nutrition Outcomes and Program Placement in India's ICDS ," World Development , Elsevier, vol. 39(8), pages 1410-1421, August. (repec.org)
  • newborn
  • To provide best practice in newborn hearing screening through a specialised statewide service, ensuring all infants with significant permanent hearing loss are identified and actively involved in family focused intervention. (cyh.com)
  • Western Australia was the first Australian state to trial universal newborn hearing screening, gradually introducing screening services across maternity hospitals in Perth in 2000. (cyh.com)
  • A National Newborn Hearing Screening Committee was formed in 2004 to lobby the Commonwealth Government for permanent newborn hearing screening programs to be implemented across Australia, and in the same year the South Australian Minister for Health announced that the UNHS Program would be permanently funded and implemented across the state by the end of 2005. (cyh.com)
  • The Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services is made up of world-leading doctors, nurses and staff who provide nurturing care and comfort while advancing the science and delivery of care from preconception to pregnancy and delivery and neonatology. (stanfordchildrens.org)
  • All of our providers undergo rigorous simulation training in managing unexpected birth or newborn health scenarios. (stanfordchildrens.org)
  • infants
  • While an infant hearing screening program was operating in Victoria from 1992, this program focused on providing detection and intervention strategies for high risk infants before the age of one year, rather than universal hearing screening services at birth. (cyh.com)
  • Infants and children are treated in a comfortable home-like kitchen setting. (stanfordchildrens.org)
  • Offering family planning information and services to postpartum women during their infants' well-baby visits, immunization visits, and routine child health visits provides recurring opportunities to reach women who may have unmet need for family planning with information, counseling, referrals, or even direct services to ensure that women who wish to space or limit pregnancies are able to do so. (k4health.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Family planning leads to longer birth intervals, reducing pregnancy- and childbirth-related health risks. (k4health.org)
  • When expectant couples have thought about their health and family planning needs and options before their child's birth, they can make informed choices to achieve optimal nutrition and protection for mother and baby and avoid a too-closely-spaced subsequent pregnancy. (k4health.org)
  • A comprehensive evidence base shows that parental smoking during pregnancy and ETS exposure in early childhood are associated with an increased risk for a range of adverse health problems. (diva-portal.org)
  • antenatal
  • During antenatal visits, providers can talk with mothers about their ideal number of children and their plans to space or limit subsequent pregnancies after the birth of this child. (k4health.org)
  • Integrating discussions about immunization and postpartum family planning, including the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM), into antenatal services will help ensure that mothers and fathers are aware of the benefits of adhering to the recommended vaccination schedule, breastfeeding, and healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies . (k4health.org)
  • supportive
  • Supportive policies, evidence-based service delivery guidelines, capable service providers and managers, strong logistics to ensure availability of supplies, and broad acceptance by both communities and health workers are all essential to successful integration. (k4health.org)
  • Screening
  • The Child and Family Health nurse will refer the child to the Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program for further assessment. (cyh.com)
  • It is concluded that the Lang II Random Dot Stereotest is not suitable for the screening of manifest strabismus in unselected populations of 3-y-old children in Sweden, where a large proportion of cases of strabismus is detected during the first 3 y of life. (arctichealth.org)
  • overweight
  • In 2015-16, 40 per cent of children in England's most deprived areas were overweight or obese, compared with 27 per cent in the most affluent areas. (opendemocracy.net)
  • system
  • Headline figure' rises, so beloved by health secretary Jeremy Hunt, are not the same as the 'real' annual increases necessary to shore up the creaking health and social care system. (opendemocracy.net)
  • A trusted broker of information, AcademyHealth brings stakeholders together to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system, inform health policy, and translate evidence into action. (academyhealth.org)
  • For over 30 years, AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting has been the premier forum for health services research, where more than 2,500 attendees gather to discuss the health policy and health system implications of research findings, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world. (academyhealth.org)
  • An external device, such as a computer program, helps children understand their internal nervous system cues. (stanfordchildrens.org)
  • Providing a woman with multiple opportunities to select a contraceptive method of her choice while receiving other health services for herself or her child is a client-focused approach that is easier and less time consuming for her, and more cost effective for the health system. (prb.org)
  • Capitalizing on opportunities to provide family planning information, services, and referrals when mothers and children have contact with the health system to receive safe delivery, immunization, nutrition, or other health services can save time and money and reach more women with essential services. (k4health.org)
  • As Liberia rebuilds its health system after Ebola, overcoming geographic disparities, including through further dissemination of providers and greater use of community health workers should be prioritized. (harvard.edu)
  • Objective To evaluate the impact of an integrated child health system. (bmj.com)
  • postpartum
  • Contrast this with Pakistan, which participated in the early postpartum program but did not make integrated services a part of its national program. (prb.org)
  • The success of the International Postpartum Program led the Population Council to undertake a massive study in 10 countries to determine the needs, costs, and expected impact of universal integrated family planning and maternal and child health services. (prb.org)
  • Pregnancies spaced too closely together pose serious health risks to both mothers and children, yet many postpartum women have an unmet need for family planning. (k4health.org)
  • intervention
  • If the baby is found to have a hearing loss, they will be referred to the appropriate specialist and intervention services. (cyh.com)
  • In the county of Uppsala in Sweden, all 4293 children born in 1990 were randomized to one of the following four study groups: intervention, control, reliability or validity. (arctichealth.org)
  • A prospective intervention study using methods from Quality Improvement was performed in Child Health Care (CHC). (diva-portal.org)
  • A detailed questionnaire on cigarette consumption and smoking policies in the home was answered by the parents at the beginning and at the end of the intervention, when children also took urine tests to determine cotinine levels. (diva-portal.org)
  • practice
  • These budgets should in theory be ring-fenced, but in practice what is deemed as 'public health' is open to interpretation and, therefore, at the mercy of council bosses desperately trying to juggle resources. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Patients preferred appointments at the GP practice, gained increased confidence in taking their child to the GP and all respondents said they would recommend the service to family and friends. (bmj.com)
  • delivery
  • Several questions were asked to women post delivery to determine if the services provided in the rural health centers were satisfactory and met expectations. (medindia.net)
  • The second threat is the accelerating privatisation of the NHS for the benefit of profit-hungry health companies which will contribute to a fragmented health service and a diminution in service delivery. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Family planning can be integrated at several maternal, infant, and child health service delivery points, with positive and complementary effects on maternal and child health. (k4health.org)
  • Methods: Cluster-sample survey data collected in 2012 in a very rural southeastern Liberian population were analyzed to determine associations between quartiles of GPS-measured distance from the nearest health facility and the odds of maternal (ANC, facility-based delivery, and PNC) and child (deworming and care seeking for ARI, diarrhea, and fever) service use. (harvard.edu)
  • programs
  • In relatively little time, rapid expansion of programs to prevent HIV transmission to babies and vaccinate children can be achieved. (medindia.net)
  • Services, programs and care teams differ at each location. (nemours.org)
  • Providing intensive programs for children with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders, and outlines the principles of intense suit therapy. (directoryhealthy.com)
  • babies
  • In response Unite members have been protesting, fearful of the damaging impact that the reduction in specialist help will have on babies and children. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Local
  • If a pass results is not obtained in one or both ears, a second AABR will be offered by your local Child and Family Health Nurse. (cyh.com)
  • social
  • The objective of the project is to increase access to and use of maternal and child health, nutrition and social services in at least three Departments: West, Northeast and Northwest. (worldbank.org)
  • Pakistan's population growth rate is four times that of Thailand's, and the government of Pakistan struggles to expand education and basic health and social services. (prb.org)
  • needs
  • Special Child Health Services ensures that all children with special health needs have access to comprehensive, community-based, culturally competent, and family-centered care through case management services. (nj.us)
  • The NHS is facing a twin onslaught by this hard-hearted Tory government - the health service is being starved of the cash it needs in real terms to tackle increasing demand and an expanding population. (opendemocracy.net)