Vol 16

Let’s Form a New MCH Alliance

Volume: 
Vol. 16
Issue: 
No.4

CityView Editorial by Carol Synkewecz, MPH
MCH Director, Duval County Public Health
Department, Jacksonville, FL

If local, state, and national MCH priorities were more fully aligned, would it make a difference for women, children and families? My answer is a simple, “Yes.”

Disparities in Urban Adolescent Health: What Do the Data Tell Us?

Volume: 
Vol. 16
Issue: 
No.2

Many of our members may be familiar with Dr. Camara Jones’ provocative allegory to illustrate the levels of racism – institutionalized, personally mediated, and internalized –previously published in CityLights (“Interchange 2002: Best Practices for Systems Change,” Vol. 11, No. 2, Conference 2002).

Improving Mental Health in Urban MCH

Volume: 
Vol. 16
Issue: 
No.1

Lately, it seems as if the nation’s attention has been more focused on the complex interplay of mental health factors impacting the social well-being of people and communities. Events such as the shooting recently played out on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University make for headline news, but maternal and child health populations in our nation’s cities face a myriad of mental health concerns each and every day.  Read more...

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