This article describes initiatives that are part of a statewide approach to addressing physical activity, nutrition, and weight status in Georgia’s school-aged children and adolescents.
This article describes a systems model, originally launched in 2008 and updated in 2014, that simulates the impact of policy interventions on the prevalence of childhood obesity in Georgia through 2034.
This paper examines the relationship between personal support network resources and the mental health status of a sample of RHY (N = 693) surveyed in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.
There is an urgent need to increase multisectoral coverage of quality programming that incorporates health, nutrition, security and safety, responsive caregiving, and early learning in early childhood development.
Transition age youth and young adults (TAYYA) ages 14 to 26 comprise a significant portion of the population in Georgia and across the nation. This age is particularly vulnerable to a variety of physical, behavioral, and social issues, due to difficulties that may arise when transitioning from childhood to adulthood. This booklet was designed by the Georgia Interagency… more »
In response to a request from the Department of Community Health, researchers associated with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) have completed an analysis of the effect of the level of CHIP premiums on the duration of children’s spans of CHIP enrollment and examined whether or not this relationship varies by child health status.
On October 1, 2012, the Maternal and Child Health Section of the Georgia Department of Public Health hosted a two day meeting/event aimed at bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders from across the state to discuss perinatal health in Georgia and approaches to improving outcomes. More than 60 attendees participated in the meeting which… more »
The Philanthropic Collaborative developed this resource to assist policymakers, school officials and community champions in identifying and implementing the most promising approaches to increase physical activity and healthy eating.
Georgia’s data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) reveal several reasons why women do not receive influenza vaccinations during pregnancy. The majority of reasons could be addressed through patient education by the health care provider.
Influenza Vaccinations Among Pregnant Women in Rhode Island: The Importance of the Prenatal Care Provider Role
Rhode Island’s data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) demonstrate that health care providers play a critical role in the acceptance of influenza vaccine by pregnant women.