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All Children Deserve Access to Quality Healthcare By Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Children's Health Fund

On my one-year anniversary as president and CEO of Children’s Health Fund (CHF), I reflect on my privilege to lead an organization that strives to ensure that all children receive the healthcare they deserve and need to thrive and succeed. As an immigrant myself—entering the United States at age seven, from Cuba via Nicaragua—I could not […]

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Stories from the Frontlines

Children’s Health Fund (CHF) recently had the opportunity to sit down with Licensed Practical Nurse Maria Ramos from the Bronx Health Collective, a CHF National Network partner, to talk about her experience as a healthcare professional throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Maria has been at the Bronx Health Collective for eight years and had incredible insight […]

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Children’s Health Fund Releases Asthma Guide to Teach Children Steps to Control Their Asthma Guide Emphasizes Importance of An Action Plan to Help Lead Active Lives

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2022 — Children’s Health Fund (CHF) today released a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to help children learn how to control their asthma so they can live healthy, active lives—including enjoying exercise, sports, and play—and avoid attacks that might keep them out of school or land them in emergency rooms. The 30-page Family […]

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Children’s Health Fund Launches Back-to-School Health Tool for Families “My Health Passport” will encourage and support health awareness over the school year

NEW YORK, August 22, 2022 – Children’s Health Fund (CHF) today released “My Health Passport”, a handy tool families can use over the school year to track their children’s vision, dental, and mental health as well as other conditions—such as asthma—that can affect classroom performance. The 12-page booklet—chock full of practices that support a child’s health […]

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Telehealth services to expand for children in Avery, McDowell schools through $100,000 Baxter International Foundation Grant

SPRUCE PINE – The Baxter International Foundation has announced that the foundation has awarded Children’s Health Fund (CHF) a $100,000 grant to continue and expand telehealth and COVID-19 response services for students in North Carolina’s rural McDowell and Avery counties. The funds will enable CHF affiliate, Center for Rural Health Innovation’s Health-e-Schools program, to provide […]