ERIC Number: ED308986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Reaching Out: A Directory of National Organizations Related to Maternal and Child Health.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC.
This directory lists addresses, phone numbers, and contact persons for over 450 national organizations with a maternal and child health focus. The directory is divided into two sections. The first lists national organizations by subject area. These organizations provide a variety of services and activities, such as publication of educational materials, dissemination of general information, referrals, and assistance to health professionals and consumers in meeting their needs. Organizations listed in this section focus on: (1) pregnancy and childbirth; (2) infant health; (3) child health; (4) adolescent health; (5) school health; (6) women's health; (7) nutrition; (8) genetic services; (9) chronic illness and disability; (10) special health care needs; (11) public health programs and services; (12) health care providers. The second section lists self-help clearinghouses which collect and disseminate information about local self-help groups and assist in the formation of new groups. This section is arranged alphabetically by state. Two indexes are included; the first is a detailed subject index and the second is an alphabetical list of all organizations covered. (RJC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC.