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Childrens Health Foundation Inc dba The Children's Health Forum

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Nonprofit Issues:

Civil Rights, Children & Youth, Health

Address:

1001 G Street Nw Suite 300 East Washington DC 20001 USA

Mission:

the eradication of childhood diseases that are preventable through outreach and education, and that disproportionately impact poor and minority communities.

Programs:

Public education and outreach to community organizations in support of child health prevention and lead poisoning prevention programs, educating at-risk communities, and working through the media to increase awareness of the dangers of lead among elected leaders, community leaders, and parents; Outreach to at-risk cities and elected officials to promote prevention practices such as education, screening, and enforcement, and help implement these programs in communities with the greatest needs; Primary prevention: collaborate with other non-profits and community-based organizations to offer free medical services, provide technical assistance, promote lead-safe trainings, educate the public, develop prenatal programs, and fund remediation projects; Research the most effective prevention practices in communities and how they are implemented in cities and states in order to provide the "best practices" to state and local elected leaders; Implement statewide lead safety program in partnership with Rhode Island officials and community leaders called the Healthy Kids Collaborative to promote lead safe education, training, and remediation of lead hazards in 600 housing units

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