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National Resource, Partner & Advocate
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth, families, and communities.
We build successful programs by disseminating best practices, advocating on behalf of our members in Washington, DC, providing technical assistance, convening leaders to share experiences and ideas, and advising states to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.
Protect and Promote
AMCHP members come from the highest levels of state government. They include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs. AMCHP’s membership also includes academic, advocacy, community-based family health professionals, adolescent health coordinators, program managers, epidemiologists, family leaders, people with lived experience with the challenges AMCHP endeavor to solve, as well as families themselves.
MoMMA’s Voices – Patient Family Partner Training Course
The Patient Family Partner Course offers training for those with a lived experience (or their care people) on how to effectively work together with healthcare providers and other stakeholders to improve outcomes in maternal health. Read More
Building Capacity for Food Systems and Health Systems to Partner
Food pantries embedded within local communities are essential to the economic well-being of individuals and families whose circumstances make it difficult to access food as evidenced by frequency of individual visits to food pantries Read More
EACH Mom and Baby Collaborative
The EACH Collaborative is a partnership whose goal is to support the expansion and replication of perinatal community health worker (CHW) models in South Carolina through information sharing, technical support, funding opportunities and, perinatal specialty training for Community Health Workers. Read More
Virtual Autism Diagnostic Clinic
Through a unique partnership with Service Coordination units and hospital systems, Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania uses telehealth to identify autism spectrum disorder in toddlers. We provide early detection and easy access in the child's natural setting and no cost to the family. Read More
STAT-MD: Early Identification of ASD for Pediatric Health Providers
The STAT-MD model is designed to teach enhanced ASD screening and diagnostic procedures to pediatric providers serving young children. Read More
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AMCHP Announces New Members to the Board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Appointments to the AMCHP Board of Directors include 3 additions, bringing the number of Board members to seventeen. Washington, DC – The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is pleased to announce that...
AMCHP Appoints new President of the Board: Belinda Pettiford, formerly Board President-Elect
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health (MCH) programs, and others...
Statement by AMCHP CEO Terrance E. Moore on the Final Majority Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, AMCHP’s CEO Terrance E. Moore, issued the following statement in response to the final majority decision by the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s news confirms our worst...
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