Child Health Research Data & Publications
Hace poco se uni?? un nuevo candidato a las filas de aqu??llos postul??ndose a la Presidencia de Estados Unidos. La plataforma del candidato se enfoca en un solo asunto, la cobertura m??dica para cada ni??o y ni??a en el a??o corriente.
"For too many of the nine million uninsured children in America, the lack of health coverage can literally mean the difference between life and death. Children are dying because their health coverage under Medicaid or the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) ran out, was not renewed in a timely manner or simply does not cover the services a child needs."
"Our children need you to stand up and demand Congress and President Bush provide all of them health care this year. Children cannot wait. There is no excuse for nine million children to be uninsured in the richest nation on earth."
Longer description of the main provisions of the All Healthy Children Act to expand health coverage to all children and pregnant women
"How did America get to the point where Deamonte Driver, a seventh grader in Prince George's County, Maryland, died because he didn't have health insurance to cover an $80 tooth extraction and his mother couldn't find a dentist to treat him?"
A report provided by CDF-Texas that contains information on how CHIP and Medicaid save Texand money, what Texans can do to save money and keep children first, an overview of CHIP, Medicaid and uninsured children in Texas, and true stories of uninsured Texas children.
"The Children's Defense Fund is working tirelessly to raise awareness about the ways families across the country are struggling to get their children the health care they need. Here's the story of a California family where three daughters all struggle with serious health issues without health coverage."
A breakdown and analysis of the President's 2008 budget as it relates to children.
Report with data on disparities in children's health in the U.S. and information on promising approaches to address them.
"Child Health: Fighting Poverty and Poor Health," Chapter 1 of the 2005 State of America's Children report.