Children’s Health Fund (CHF) is a rich source of information on a wide array of topics related to the health care needs of medically underserved children and their families. The Fund has available articles published in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and white paper-advocacy briefs on topics that include asthma, early childhood development, health information technology, homeless children, the medical home model, childhood obesity, specialty referral management, transportation, and the medical and mental health needs of children following a disaster. These publications describe the need of medically underserved children and families, discuss program development and models to meet these needs, and include data that can be used to support advocacy for informed local and national health policy.
Specific areas of research and advocacy at the Fund include:
Get a wealth of background from CHF publications, white papers, and presentations made to professional groups including the American Public Health Association, Pediatric Academic Societies, Academy for Health Services Research, National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality, American Thoracic Society, and others. We also offer a wealth of health education materials for teachers and parents. may be downloaded by selecting the appropriate tab.