Mission

mission-webMission Statement

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c )(3) organization of health care professionals and consumers dedicated to providing education and increasing community awareness by facilitating collaboration among the private sector, the public sector, and maternal and child health care providers for the delivery of high quality coordinated maternal and child health care.

The mission of the Partnership includes the following:

  • To gather, analyze, interpret and report data, identify needs for the development of a regional plan that contributes to the improvement of the maternal and child health needs in the region.
  • To decrease the disparities in healthcare outcomes between different socioeconomic and racial groups and eliminating the barriers to health care services for women and children.
  • To foster interdisciplinary communication, education and collaboration for the care of woman and children in the region.
  • To intensify efforts toward the improvement and prevention of adverse maternal and child health outcomes by addressing community risk factors.
  • To maintain a total quality improvement program relating to maternal and child health service within the region.
  • To secure multiple funding resources related to maternal and child health.

Partnership Nurses Recognized for Excellence in Caring for Mothers and Children

We know that our nursing staff go above and beyond the call of duty providing health services including education and support to our clients.

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Healthy Families Program offers Storytime in the Park

Our Healthy Families program: Storytime in the Park, has become a staple for guaranteed family fun in August at historic Military Park in Newark,

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Michael Lamacchia, MD Elected new Chair of Board of Trustees

Michael A. Lamacchia, MD, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital,

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Project LAUNCH

Through a grant from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families to support the Project LAUNCH initiative in Essex County, the

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Web Resources

Resource Links  Website listing for various maternal child health related topics. Includes links to on-line continuing education modules for

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