Kids can't wait until the end of the recession to get the health care they need today. Delaying a child's health care can mean a lifetime of consequences — an untreated ear infection can turn into permanent hearing loss.
That’s why CHF is launching Kids Can't Wait, a two-year campaign that will expand health care services to disadvantaged children and raise awareness of the challenges America's children face in accessing care.
It is rare that an artist who captures and expresses the sentiments of a particular era goes on to expand his horizons while remaining a powerful cultural and personal force. Paul Simon is undoubtedly among this select group. Performing with Art Garfunkel, a childhood friend, as “Simon and Garfunkel,” he was largely responsible for writing, arranging, and recording the duo’s classic folk and rock songs.
Children’s Health Fund, founded in 1987 by pediatrician/child advocate Irwin Redlener, MD, and singer/songwriter Paul Simon, is committed to providing comprehensive health care to the nation’s most medically underserved children through the development and support of innovative primary care medical programs and the promotion of guaranteed access to appropriate health care for all childre