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Intersection of Health and Housing Webinar

On October 4th, 2016, Children’s HealthWatch and Crescendo Consulting co-presented a webinar on the “Intersection of Health and Housing.”. Healthcare providers, researchers, policy advocates and community organizers are finding themselves at the intersections of housing and health. As new research and innovative approaches that seek to better understand and address the convergent housing and health needs of […]

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Webinars

Children’s HealthWatch, Brief History and Review of Research “A Brief History and Review of Research” presented to USDA FNS staff. Complete webinar available here. Boston Food Insecurity Brief The second installment in the five-city policy action brief series – Hunger: A New Vital Sign, Children’s HealthWatch hosted a webinar to discuss the new Policy Action […]

Health and Housing 101: Understanding the Intersections

On May 11th, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Megan Sandel was featured in Health and Housing 101: Understanding the Intersections, a webinar also featuring Eva Marie Stahl, Ph.D. from the Community Catalyst’s Alliance for Children’s Health (CCACH) team, and Janet Vivieros, MPH from  the National Housing Conference. The slides from the presentation are here

Housing as a Health Care Investment for Children

On April 25th, 2016, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Megan Sandel discussed findings from recent research conducted by Children’s HealthWatch which shows that access to affordable housing is associated with lower risk of hospitalization among infants from vulnerable, low-income families. Click here to watch the webinar.

Children’s HealthWatch Webinar — RX for Healthy Child Development: Nutritious, Affordable Food Promotes Health and Economic Stability for Boston Families

Hosted a webinar, which featured the release of a new Children’s HealthWatch Policy Action Brief: “RX for Healthy Child Development: Nutritious, Affordable Food Promotes Health and Economic Stability for Boston Families.”