ACNM Joins 75+ Health Organizations in Support of Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant for FY2019
On April 3, 2018, the American College of Nurse-Midwives joined more than 75 other health-related organizations to deliver an urgent letter to Congress calling for support of appropriations of at least $660 million for the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant for Fiscal Year 2019. The Title V Block Grant is a cost-effective, accountable, and flexible funding source used to address the most critical, pressing, and unique needs of maternal and child health populations in each state, territory, and jurisdiction.
The Friends of the Title V MCH Services Program urged Senate and House Appropriations Chairmen and Ranking Members to support the funding, which will enable local, state, and national partners to accomplish the following:
Read the full letter here.