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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

New: MCHbest strategies database for sample ESMs


partially completed puzzel with dark wood beneathThe growing need to translate findings of successful programs and practices into actionable resources has called for an evolution in the support provided to Title V agencies in the states and jurisdictions.

The revised Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs utilizes a consortium-based approach to advance MCH National Performance Measure topic areas and develop evidence-based/informed State Action Plans.


Overarching Strategies

Project partners provide expert consultation, technical assistance (TA), and resources to assist state Title V MCH Block Grant programs implement the Title V MCH Block Grant.

The three strategic focus areas that the project addresses:

  • Support to States. Building upon the NMCHWDC infrastructure, TA is responsive and multi-pronged.
  • Implementation Science. Reports and tools are designed to translate effective interventions into practice and policy.
  • Knowledge-Based Learning. Learning is responsive to the needs of busy professionals and integrates an extensive MCH knowledge base.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.