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Nurture KC

Thanks to all who attended the Annual Meeting/30th Anniversary Celebration! It was wonderful to see the faces of so many of the folks who have been with the Coalition at various times within our 30 year history, and many new faces as well. The gavel was passed from past Board chairperson, Phyllis Larimore, Children’s Mercy […]

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You are invited to attend the Town Hall Meeting on Maternal Mortality in Missouri. According to the World Bank, the United States ranks 50th in maternal mortality globally – falling behind every other industrialized nation.  Despite significant declines in maternal mortality during the twentieth century, it continues to be a major public health concern in […]

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Mid America Immunization Coalition Quarterly Meeting March 5, 2015: KSHB Channel 41: “Group working to keep measles outbreak away from KC.” Fox4 News “Doctors reiterate that vaccines are safe.”

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Kansas City, MO: Mid America Immunization Coalition will hold a quarterly membership meeting:  Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Location:   Rockhurst University Community Center 5401 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64110   Kansas City, MO: We are in the midst of what has become a national controversy: to vaccinate or not […]

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WHY SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT MEASLES? We are in the midst of what has become a national controversy: to vaccinate or not to vaccinate for the measles. Scientifically, there is no controversy. Vaccines work! The measles vaccine is very safe, very effective and very necessary.  Measles is a highly contagious, acute and potentially deadly […]

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  Despite the existence of compelling research and statistics about the importance of safe sleep in reducing our nation’s high rate of infant mortality, the number of babies who die in adult beds and other unsafe sleep environments is on the rise. In fact, of the more than 4,500 sudden, unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs) each […]

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A Community Discussion: Bullying & Victimization During Adolescence A joint Quarterly Meeting of Mother & Child Health Coalition, Safe Kids Metro KC and the Kansas City Youth Collaborative Friday, January 23, 2015 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Overland Park Marriott 10800 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66210 Click here to REGISTER ONLINE The statistics are staggering. More […]

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