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Latest News on Child Health

Family Advocacy Week 2021: “We’re Stronger Together"
Jul 29, 2021

This year, 50 patient families from 39 children’s hospitals in 21 states gathered virtually to participate in the Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Week to advocate for children’s health care. The past year and a half have been challenging due to the COVID-19 pandemic and these families showed resilience...

Meet Itzayana 2021 Family Advocacy Week Champion
Jun 17, 2021

Itzayana is participating in Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Week from June 13-18, 2021. Through this event, Itzayana and her family will discuss her health journey, CHOC Children’s role in providing her with necessary health care services, and why the public and our elected officials must invest in the...

Top Issues in Children’s Health


Medicaid covers millions of children across the U.S., providing them with the coverage and services they need to become healthy and productive adults. A strong Medicaid program is an important investment for children and the country.

Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Health

There is urgent need to address the behavioral health needs of children through pediatric settings, partnerships with schools and community-based organizations and advocacy for more supportive public policies.