U. S. Department of Health & Human Services

Maternal and Child Health Training Investments

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Display high-level summary information about HRSA’s activities and can be used as a starting point for obtaining more detailed information.

  • As of July 26, 2016, HRSA has 1,182 active Maternal and Child Health Program grants awarded to 500 grantees for a total award amount of $3,165,281,727
  • HRSA's programs supporting maternal and child health are among the most successful public health initiatives in U.S. history, annually serving more than 34 million people.
  • Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant include Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, Traumatic Brain Injury, Healthy Start, Sickle Cell Service Demonstrations, Family to Family Health Information Centers, Emergency Medical Services for Children, and autism.
  • The Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant includes State Formula Block Grants, Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS), and Community Integrated Service Systems (CISS) projects.
  • The Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant to States, supports local efforts to reduce infant mortality and childhood illness and control costs associated with poor pre- and neo-natal care.