MCH Timeline

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Date Developed: 2015. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.


This interactive timeline traces the history of maternal and child health in the U.S., provides in-depth modules on topics such as MCH 101, MCH Systems of Care, Infant Mortality and MCH Performance and Accountability, and allows the user to search for topical areas of interest. Users can also filter the timeline to show public health/medicine or government/policy timelines. Text-only descriptions, additional suggested readings, and web resources are provided.

Special Instructions

To view written material, select “Performance and Accountability” in the “In Depth Issues” drop-down menu (above the timeline). Additional instructions are provided under the timeline.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.