CBS Reports special series "Children of the Recession" features Children's Health Fund's Austin program and family impacted by loss of insurance and health care for their children.
Children's Health Fund Co-Founder Irwin Redlener, MD answers questions in USA Today about the recession's effect on children, CHF's National Initiative 'Kids Can't Wait', services provided by CHF, and more.
Inspired by CHF Co-Founder Irwin Redlener, MD, CBS News and USA Today have launched a week-long series "Children of the Recession." CBS previously covered the launch of CHF's National Initiative 'Kids Can't Wait,' a campaign to raise awareness of the economic crisis on health care access for children.
Paul Simon, Co-Founder of the Children's Health Fund, was on hand for the Kids Can't Wait Launch in Detroit. He spoke exclusively to CBS News about the campaign and his committment to use his fame in the service of children, our most vulnerable citizens.
CBS News correspondent Seth Doane, reported on the launch of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait Campaign in Detroit. Read more »
A white paper-titled “The Recession Generation: Detroit’s Children at the Center of the Nation’s Economic Crisis”--from Children’s Health Fund highlights the adverse impact the recession is having on children, especially in the fabled and fading Motor City, Detroit. Read more »
CHF Co-Founder Dr. Redlener speaks with CBS News Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez about the recession's impact on children across the United States and the launch of CHF's national initiative, Kids Can't Wait. Five CHF mobile medical units left for Detriot - right after the show - for the first weekend of free health care. Watch the news story »
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New York Times. Bob Herbert
Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children’s Health Fund (CHF), comments on the plight of America’s children in this serve economic downturn, and discusses what CHF is doing to help, including initiating an upcoming free weekend of care in Detroit as part of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait campaign.
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DETROIT (April 24, 2009) – On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, the Children’s Health Fund (CHF), a national organization that advocates for and provides clinical care to disadvantaged and medically underserved children, will launch Kids Can’t Wait, a national campaign to bring attention to the devastating impact of the economic crisis on health care access for children.
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