Children and Families
There is much work to be done to ensure that every child has a bright future. Health philanthropy is interested in a broad array of issues affecting the health and wellness of children and their families, from the perinatal period to early childhood, through the school-aged years, and on into adulthood. GIH designs programming that highlights the unmet needs of children and families as well as philanthropic strategies to address those needs.
Contact Rana Suliman for more information about our programming in this area.
In a new opinion piece, Health Foundation for Western and Central New York President Nora Obrien-Suric explores the use of a trauma-informed care approach.
A recent study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that housing instability is connected to poor health outcomes for low-income children and their caregivers. The study, Unstable Housing and Caregiver and Child Health in Renter Families, includes findings from interviews with caregivers of children up to age four in five urban medical centers from 2009 to 2015.
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Most Recent Publications
Building Bridges, Eliminating Walls: Why Philanthropy Should Care about Domestic Violence
September 13, 2017
Lucia Corral Pena, Blue Shield of California Foundation
Co-Funding in Texas: Lessons for National and Regional Partnerships
October 12, 2016
Elena M. Marks, Episcopal Health Foundation
Liane Wong, Dr.P.H., The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Kids and Drinking Water: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
May 19, 2015
Ellen Braff-Guajardo, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Kenneth Hecht, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California