Advocacy Publications

Children's Health Fund works to convey the unique health needs of medically underserved children and families, as well as advocating for public policies to address those needs. Our exhaustively researched publications present unique perspectives on key issues affecting the health and welfare of vulnerable children and families. A selection of the most referenced publications are cataloged here. Click on the thumbnail to open each publication for reading and download. (Adobe PDF reader required.) For more information, contact advocacy@childrenshealthfund.org

JAN. 2017

Health Barriers to Learning:
The Prevalence and Educational Consequences in Disadvantaged Children

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NOV. 2016

Unfinished Business:
20 Million Children in U.S. Still Lack Sufficient Access to Essential Health Care

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APR. 2016

15 Million Kids in Health Care Deserts:
Can Telehealth Make a Difference?

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APR. 2015

The Persistent Health Care Gap for Children in Poverty:
Will the Health Technology Revolution Level the Playing Field?

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APR. 2015

Progress of Education Reform:
Health Barriers to Learning and the Education Opportunity Gap

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AUG. 2015

Closing the Gap:
Why Immigrant Children Must Have Access to Health Care and How to Get There

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OCT. 2013

Crisis in the Classroom:
How Untreated Medical Problems are Seen to Interfere with School Performance

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OCT. 2012

Still in Peril:
The Continuing Impact of Poverty and Policy on America's Most Vulnerable Children

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SEP. 2012

The Health Transportation Shortage Index:
A New Tool to Identify Underserved Communities

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