A strong start for all children and families – from preconception and pregnancy through early childhood – leads to healthier lives.
Core membership in Metro Public Health Early Childhood (MPHEC) Partnership consists of mid-level management who oversee Maternal and Child Health/Title V funding in local public health agencies. Additionally, MPHEC Partnership develops partnerships in order to support strategic priorities and/or emerging issues and opportunities.
The Metro Public Health Early Childhood (MPHEC) Partnership develops and implements specific, actionable local and regional public health strategies that address the environments and circumstances in which children and families live and grow, with a focus on achieving equity. Its goals are to:
Support regional alignment and action for early childhood outcomes in public health
Improve collaboration on early childhood across LPHAs, specifically through strategic influencing, aligned communications and engagement, partnerships, and shared knowledge.