Scope of Work

  • Initiates and supports policy development and implementation through active lobbying and advocacy
  • Educates policy leaders
  • Creates and maintains alliances consistent with maternal and child health priorities
  • Serves as a resource center
  • Provides continuing education

Priorities of the Coalition
           include, but are not limited to:

  • Access to appropriate and acceptable health care for mothers and children
  • Enhancement of comprehensive infant and child health services
  • Provision of health care based on scientific principles with demonstrated effectiveness
  • Risk assessment/risk reduction of factors contributing to unhealthy outcomes
  • Comprehensive family planning and preconceptual health care
  • Prevention, detection, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Prevention, intervention and treatment of substance abuse
  • Support of a viable and responsive public health system