Category: Promoting Health

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health engages in promoting optimal health, development and well-being of all children. The Office does this by enhancing cross-sector collaboration to build stronger systems of support for children and families, by strengthening families to ensure children have an opportunity to reach their full potential, and by advancing innovative solutions that address gaps related to the social needs of children and families.

Circle the Wagons or Stay the Course?

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD “Awaken our inner warrior” and be prepared to “fight, fight, fight.” Those are just some of the poignant thoughts expressed by Dr. Kevin Marks, a pediatric colleague and tireless child health advocate from Eugene, OR, in his recent letter to the journal Pediatrics, […]

Beyond the Moon

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD Are we too constrained in setting goals for promoting children’s optimal healthy development? Current events suggest that perhaps we should abandon caution and be far more ambitious in our targets. For example, Congress is now poised to approve The 21st Century Cures Act, […]