“Háblame Bebé” app wins HRSA Word Gap Challenge
On May 11, the “Háblame Bebé” ("Talk to Me, Baby") mobile app was selected as the grand-prize winner of the multi-phase HRSA Word Gap Challenge.
HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) designed and led the Challenge to address the “word gap:” the difference in language exposure for children from low-income families versus children from high-income families.
National Women's Health Week, May 14 - 20
National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day, May 14, and will be celebrated through May 20, 2017. The Office of Women’s Health leads HRSA’s efforts to ensure that women of all ages are empowered to make their health a priority.
May 24 webinar launches virtual toolkit to address intimate partner violence
Futures Without Violence, the HRSA Office of Women’s Health and Bureau of Primary Health Care, and the Administration for Children and Families will host a webinar (register here) for HRSA grantees on Wed., May 24, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST.
The presentation will orient participants to the new virtual IPV toolkit which helps community health centers better serve domestic violence survivors. This webinar will feature a health center discussing their successful partnership with a domestic violence agency. Participants can earn free continuing medical education credits.
Children's Mental Health Awareness
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY: From left, Olympian Allison Schmitt; Acting SAMHSA Administrator Kana Enomoto; HRSA Adminstrator Dr. George Sigounas; HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price; and Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete in history, spoke on May 4 at George Washington University.
See highlights and photos from the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day event or watch the webcast recording.
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program - Apply by June 12
Optimizing Momentum Toward Sustainable Epidemic Control - Apply by June 12
Maternal & Child Health
Health Professional Support Program for Children with Congenital Zika Virus (ZIKV) Infection - Apply by June 12
Maternal and Child Health Services - Apply by July 17
Primary Health Care/Health Centers
Service Area Competition - Additional Area (SAC-AA) - Henderson, Nevada - Apply by June 26
Poison Center Network Service Area Competition - Apply by July 14
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National Organizations for State and Local Officials (NOSLO) - Apply by June 12