Iowa’s Title V Block Grant Executive Summary, 2013

(2013) Iowa’s Title V Block Grant Executive Summary, 2013. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Title V of the Social Security Act is the longest-standing public health legislation in American history. Enacted in 1935, Title V is a federal-state partnership that promotes and improves maternal and child health (MCH). According to each state’s unique needs, Title V supports a spectrum of services, from infrastructure building services like quality assurance and policy development, to gap-filling direct health care services. Title V resources are directed towards MCH priority populations: pregnant women, mothers, infants, women of reproductive years, children and adolescents and children and youth with special health care needs.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Child Health, Maternal Health, Mothers, Children, health care
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Public health
Social issues and programs
ID Code: 21497
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 15 Feb 2016 15:11
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2016 15:11
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/21497