List of Programs

Explore the programs we support to improve the health of America's mothers, children, and their families.

Jump to: A-D | E-G | H-L | M-W

Adolescents

AIM

See also mortality/morbidity

Autism

See also Research and Data and Research Networks

Behavioral Health

See Mental Health and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Birth Defects

Bright Futures

Bullying

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

See also Epilepsy, Heritable Disorders, Research Networks and Workforce Development

Collaborative Network Programs

  • Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) Programs
    • CoIINs are teams of federal, state, and local leaders tackling complex health problems. We fund eight CoIINs.
      • Children’s Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network
      • Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network on School-Based Health Services
      • Providing Support for the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality
      • Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network
      • Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems CoIIN Coordinating Center
      • Adolescent and Young Adult Health
      • Children’s Safety Network Program
      • Health Care Delivery System Innovations for Children with Medical Complexity

Dental

See Oral Health

E-G

Early Childhood

See Collaborative Network

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC)

See also Injury and Research Networks

Epilepsy

Family

See CYSHCN and Hearing

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Genetics

See also Newborn Screening and Heritable Disorders

H-L

Healthy Start

Healthy Tomorrows

Hearing

See also Newborn Screening

Heritable Disorders

See also Newborn Screening and Genetics

Home Visiting

See also Collaborative Networks and Research and Data

  • Home Visiting Program - Formula Grants
    • From birth to kindergarten, we fund voluntary home visiting programs to:
      • Improve the health of mothers and children
      • Prevent child abuse and neglect
      • Encourage positive parenting
      • Promote child development and school readiness

Injury (Death)

See also EMSC and Collaborative Networks

Leadership

See Workforce Training

M-W

Medical Complexity

See Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Collaborative Network Programs

Mental Health

Mortality/Morbidity

See also AIM and Injury

  • State Maternal Health Innovation Program (State MHI)
    • Sets up tasks forces to prevent maternal death and severe illness
    • Aims to reduce disparities in health outcomes for women of different racial and ethnic groups
    • Small-scale projects that can show how to improve women’s health
  • Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center (MHLIC) Program
    • Aims to reduce maternal death and severe illness
    • As a resource center, offers national guidance, expert resources, and training
    • Supports the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management (RMOMS) program and the State Maternal Health Innovation (State MHI) programs

Oral Health

Newborn Screening

See also Heritable Disorders and Hearing

Nutrition

See Collaborative Networks, Research Networks, and Workforce Development

Obesity

See Collaborative Networks, Research Networks, and Workforce Development

Partnership

See Title V

Pediatric

See Workforce Development

Policy

See also Workforce Development

Prevention

See Injury and Women

Research and Data

  • Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Autism Secondary Data Analysis Research
    • Uses existing data sets and records
    • Finds best practices to improve screening, diagnosing, and treatment
    • Focuses on early diagnosis and underserved populations
  • Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST)
    • Improves how health care systems offer care
    • Changes health programs for the better
    • Impacts services for children with special health care needs
  • Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR)
    • Uses existing national datasets and records
  • National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Center
    • Supports State Title V MCH Programs
    • Uses data from the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)
    • Helps State Title V MCH programs evaluate and improve their work
  • MCH Research Networks
    • We fund 15 research networks.
      • Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network (AYAH-RN)
      • The Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B)
      • Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P)
      • Autism Longitudinal Data Project (ALDP)
      • Autism Transitions Research Project (ATRP)
      • Bridging the Word Gap Research Network (BWG)
      • Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CYSHCNet)
      • Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network (DBPNet)
      • Home Visiting Research & Development Platform / Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative
      • Life Course Interventions Research Network (LCI-RN)
      • Maternal and Child Health Measurement Research Network (MRN)
      • Pregnancy Related Care Research Network (PRCRN)
      • MCH Research Network on Promoting Healthy Weight (HWRN)
      • Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)
      • Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) Networks

Rural

Safe Sleep

See Injury

Sickle Cell

See Heritable Disorders and Newborn Screening

Thalassemia

See Heritable Disorders and Newborn Screening

Title V

See also Collaborative Networks and Workforce Development

Training

See Workforce Development

Vision

  • Vision Screening in Young Children Program
    • Improves the overall system of vision care for children
    • Helps states carry out proven methods for screening, follow-up, and data gathering
    • Partners with families and caregivers
    • Gives expert advice and peer instruction to state public health agencies
    • Targets the needs of people living in underserved communities

Workforce Development (training/education)

See also Title V or specific health topics

Women

Date Last Reviewed:  April 2021