APHA Maternal & Child Health Section

Washington,  DC 
United States
  • Booth: 558

The Maternal & Child Health Section of APHA was organized in 1921 with the mission of developing innovative and creative approaches to addressing the health needs of mothers, children, adolescents and families.

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The goals of the Section are to:

  • Influence national policy development related to maternal and child health.
  • Develop leaders among MCH Section members and Student Fellows; and
  • Keep the MCH Section membership informed about national legislation, budget issues and policy related to maternal and child health.

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