Research :: Building a Strong Foundation: Creating a Health Agenda for the Middle Childhood Years

This summary synthesizes the proceedings of an expert meeting to begin developing a national health agenda for middle childhood. Meeting participants representing diverse disciplines and stakeholders discussed a range of issues, including the role of families, schools, communities, business and the health care system in promoting the health of this population. With guidance from the participants, Policy Center staff identified six key themes to be considered in developing a research, program, and policy agenda for this age group. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

TOPIC(S)

Families, Guidelines/Recommendations, Policy

DATE POSTED

February 6, 2002

AUTHOR(S)

Claire D. Brindis; Michael C. Biehl; M. Jane Park; Robert H. Pantell; Charles E. Irwin, Jr.

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