ERIC Number: ED389436
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Next Steps for Children and Families. Improving Health (Minority Recommendations). Implementation Guide Series.
National Commission on Children, Washington, DC.
This report, prepared by the National Commission on Children, discusses six main recommendations for improving children's health and health care. The recommendations discussed in separate chapters are: (1) Reform the Health Care System; (2) Monitor and Evaluate Efforts to Expand Health Care for the Underserved; (3) Address the Climate of Violence, Drugs, and Promiscuous Sexual Activity; (4) Involve Parents and Respect Their Values; (5) Increase Support for Abstinence Education; and (6) Promote Media and Community Responsibility. The report offers a general background on each of these recommendations as well as steps for their implementation. (An appendix with names and contact information for members of the Commission and 20 notes are attached.) (JW)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Health, Children, Health Education, Policy Formation, Primary Health Care, Social Problems, Youth
Coalition for America's Children, 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Children, Washington, DC.
Note: For the report with majority recommendations, see ED 369 476.