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The announcement was made in conjunction with the 4th annual mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C., where Children's Health Fund and Verizon presented a mobile clinic on the convention center floor to demonstrate the ways in which we are pioneering applications of Health Information Technology to improve care for children in economically disadvantaged communi

NBC 4 New York: Children's Health Fund Mobile Units Bringing Medical Services to Sandy Victims in the Rockaways hello

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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."