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Mayor Bloomberg has announced that Children's Health Fund will be one of several sponsoring organizations sending mobile units to provide medical care and prescription medications to victims of Hurricane Sandy in Coney Island, the Rockaways, and Staten Island.

But VP Candidate Paul Ryan, while recognizing the issue, makes proposals that point 180 degrees in the wrong direction. Leaders of child advocacy, including Mark Shriver of Save the Children, Bruce Lesley of First Focus Campaign for Children, and Irwin Redlener of Children's Health Fund are quoted expressing their dismay in this Washington Post piece by Jonathan Capehart. Shredding the safety net would "put the nation's future at risk," Capehart writes. What we need is a compassionate and practical response -- not hypocrisy and political posturing. Read the article »

NPR's Tell Me More Oct 19, 2012

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children's Health Fund, joined Michel Martin, host of NPR's TELL ME MORE to discuss what's missing in the political conversation.

"...the number of people in poverty includes about 17 million children. That amounts to basically 22 percent of children who are in the United States."

Fox News Radio's Alan Colmes Show Oct. 19, 2012

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children's Health Fund, discusses how the election will affect health care for children.

Aired on October 16, 2012

Dr. Irwin Redlener, president of Children’s Health Fund, joined anchor Christine Jansing on October 16 to discuss the responses by President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney to a letter sent by him and five other child advocacy leaders asking presidential candidates about their plans to deal with child poverty.