Maternal and Child Health Research Program

Advancing Applied MCH Research

Strategic Issues

Strategic Goals

  • Strategic Research Issue #1
    Public health service systems and infrastructures at the community, State and/or national levels, as they apply to different maternal and child health (MCH) populations based on demographic, epidemiological, and/or other factors.
  • Strategic Research Issue #2
    MCH services and systems of care efforts to eliminate health disparities and barriers to health care access for MCH populations. These health disparities and barriers to health care access may include racial/ethnic, cultural, linguistic, gender, developmental, geographic, immigrant, underserved, economic considerations, etc.
  • Strategic Research Issue #3
    Services and systems to assure quality of care for MCH populations.
  • Strategic Research Issue #4
    Promoting the healthy development of MCH populations.
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