Data-by-Topic: Health Resources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
As the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people, CDC also compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the Nation. Working with partners throughout the health community, it uses a variety of approaches to efficiently obtain information from the sources most able to provide information. Collects data from birth and death records, medical records, interview surveys, and through direct physical exams and laboratory testing.
- Childrenís Health Council and Connecticut Childrenís Health Project. -
The Children's Health Council seeks to make a measurable difference in the lives of children who face behavioral and developmental challenges by providing interdisciplinary educational, assessment and treatment services, and professional training.
- Children's Health Council and Connecticut Children's Health Project. -
The Children's Health Council tracks HUSKY (Connecticut's Title 19 Medicaid program and CHIPs program) participation and policy. The staff of the Children's Health Council have joined the staff of Connecticut Voices for Children. You can find the Council data and work on the Connecticut Voices for Children site. health policy and research reports Covering Connecticut's Kids and Families
- CT Department of Public Health -
- CT Department of Public Health. Registration Reports. -
- American Lung Association. "Asthma in Children Fact Sheet," March 2002. -
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. -
- Childrenís Health Council and Connecticut Childrenís Health Project. EPSDT Quick Reference Guide. -
- HUSKY ñ Health Care for Uninsured Kids and Youth. -
- CT Department of Public Health. AIDS/HIV Surveillance Report 2000. -
- Asthma in America ñ A Landmark Survey -
- Children's Health Council -
- Yale Griffin Prevention Research Center -
The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (PRC) was established in 1998 as one of 28 such centers nationwide funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These academic/community partnerships engage in interdisciplinary applied prevention research in collaboration with community partners, federal, state, and local health and education agencies, and other universities. The goal of all PRCs is to develop innovative approaches to health promotion and disease prevention that will directly benefit the publicís health, first locally, and then nationally.
- Environment and Human Health, Inc. -
Environment and Human Health, Inc., a North Haven, CT, based nonprofit organization founded in 1997, is dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policy. Environment and Human Health, Inc. is made up of doctors, public health professionals and policy experts committed to the reduction of environmental health risks to individuals.
- Forum Focus -
National information on health and youth development
- Community Health Improvement Links -
Contains links to numerous indicators and data sources helpful to community health and healthy communities professionals.
- Helath Data: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce -
Links to health statistics and data sets as well as resources to support data collection.
- Connecticut Oral Health Initiative -
The Connecticut Oral Health Initiative is a broad-based coalition of health professionals, business and community leaders dedicated to improving Connecticut's systems for providing oral health care. Through advocacy, coalition building, and education COHI creates a public conscience that results in access to oral health care for all.
- Asthma in Connecticut -
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